Definition of tiyin in English:

tiyin

noun

  • A monetary unit of Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan, equal to one hundredth of a som.

    • ‘He says the official daily food ration is 24 soms and 60 tiyins per prisoner.’
    • ‘Electricity rates by 2009 should cost between 0.85 and 0.89 tiyins.’
    • ‘The currency is subdivided into 100 tiyin, and was introduced in November 1993 after the fall of the USSR to replace the Russian ruble.’
    • ‘Nowadays men are coming from the villages without even a few tiyin to buy bread.’
    • ‘Coins are available in denominations of 1, 5, 10, 25, and 50 tiyins and bank notes in denominations of 5, 10, 25, 50, 100, 200, 500 and 1,000 Sum.’

Origin

Kyrgyz.

Pronunciation

tiyin

/tiːˈjɪn/