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n. pl. som
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[Kyrgyz som, and Uzbek so'm, from Chuvash som, number, count, Russian ruble (in medieval times, probably originally applied to the silver bars or ingots commonly used as currency by the Golden Horde ), from Proto-Turkic *sān, number, count, from *sā, to speak, count.]
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n, pl somy (ˈsɒmɪ)
(Currencies) the standard monetary unit of Kyrgyzstan, divided into 100 tyiyn
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|Noun||1.||som - the basic unit of money in Uzbekistan|
Uzbekistani monetary unit - monetary unit in Uzbekistan
|2.||som - the basic unit of money in Kyrgyzstan|
Kyrgyzstani monetary unit - monetary unit in Kyrgyzstan
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