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kyat

Syllabification: kyat
Pronunciation: /kēˈ(y)ät, kyät, CHät
 
/

Definition of kyat in English:

noun (plural same or kyats)

The basic monetary unit of Burma (Myanmar), equal to 100 pyas.
Example sentences
  • Compensation of only 250 kyats - then about two dollars - was to be paid per property.
  • This is the main reason the kyat collapsed to 350 to the dollar.
  • Under the new arrangement, lowest-ranking officials will get an overall monthly remuneration of 3,000 kyat while top officials will get 15,000 kyat.

Origin

Burmese.

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