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n. pl. tenge
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[Kazakh; akin to terms for coins in other Turkic languages such as Turkmen teňň, subunit of currency ; ultimately akin to Sanskrit ṭaṅkaḥ, a stamped coin, and Persian tanga, a gold or copper coin.]
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(Currencies) the standard monetary unit of Kazakhstan, divided into 100 tiyn
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Noun1.tenge - 100 tenge equal 1 manat in Turkmenistan
Turkmen monetary unit - monetary unit in Turkmenistan
2.tenge - the basic unit of money in Kazakhstan
Kazakhstani monetary unit - monetary unit in Kazakhstan
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