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n. pl. somoni or so·mo·nis
See Table at currency.

[Tajik somonī, after Ismoil Somoni (Ismail Samanid) (died 907), founder of the Persian dynasty that is considered to be the first Tajik state.]


(Currencies) the standard monetary unit of Tajikistan, consisting of 100 dirams
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5 million somonis (about $900) intended for 60 thousand needy people of Gorno Badakhshan.
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