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somoni

Line breaks: so¦moni
Pronunciation: /sɒˈməʊni
 
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Definition of somoni in English:

noun (plural same or somonis)

The basic monetary unit of Tajikistan, equal to one hundred dirams.
Example sentences
  • In the 1st quarter of 2007 in order to perform nature-conservative measures 4.6 million somoni were paid.
  • In 2008, 256.759 million somonis are expected to be spent on the health sector, 44 percent more than in 2007.
  • Output of consumer goods rose 7.2 per cent to 874.4 million somoni in the nine months.

Origin

Tajik, from the name of Ismail Samani, the 9th-century founder of the Tajik nation.

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