Definition of tiyin in English:


nounplural noun tiyin, plural noun tiyins

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

    ‘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.’
    • ‘He says the official daily food ration is 24 soms and 60 tiyins per prisoner.’
    • ‘The currency is subdivided into 100 tiyin, and was introduced in November 1993 after the fall of the USSR to replace the Russian ruble.’
    • ‘Electricity rates by 2009 should cost between 0.85 and 0.89 tiyins.’



/tēˈ(y)in/ /tiˈ(j)ɪn/