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A unit of currency in Myanmar equal to 1/100 of the kyat.

[Burmese pyà.]
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(pjɑː; pɪˈɑː)
(Currencies) a monetary unit of Myanmar worth one hundredth of a kyat
[from Burmese]
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(pyɑ, piˈɑ)

n., pl. pyas.
a monetary unit of Burma, equal to 1/100 of the kyat.
[1950–55; < Burmese (sp. prāḥ)]
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Noun1.pya - 100 pyas equal 1 kyat in Myanmar
Myanmar monetary unit - monetary unit in the Union of Burma
kyat - the basic unit of money in Myanmar
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