kyat

[kyaht, kee-aht]

noun

a paper money, cupronickel coin, and monetary unit of Burma (Myanmar), equal to 100 pyas.

Origin of kyat

1950–55; < Burmese cyat (written kyap)
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British Dictionary definitions for kyat

kyat

noun

the standard monetary unit of Myanmar, divided into 100 pyas

Word Origin for kyat

from Burmese
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