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kyat

[ kyaht, kee-aht ]
/ kyɑt, kiˈɑt /
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noun
a paper money, cupronickel coin, and monetary unit of Myanmar (Burma), equal to 100 pyas.
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Origin of kyat

First recorded in 1950–55; from Burmese cyat (written kyap )

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British Dictionary definitions for kyat

kyat
/ (kɪˈɑːt) /

noun
the standard monetary unit of Myanmar, divided into 100 pyas

Word Origin for kyat

from Burmese
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