Definition of kyat in English:


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Pronunciation: /kiːˈɑːt

noun (plural same or kyats)

  • The basic monetary unit of Burma (Myanmar), equal to 100 pyas.
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    • 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.



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