|Meaning : A Hundred (Usually of Money)|
Word use : Niko tu na sokla = I only have a hundred shillings
Word period: Mid 80's
Word related to: Money
Word synonyms: So, Os, Ahando, Hando, ,
Spelling variation: Soklaa
Word Origin : Ololo
Etymology:Mutation of the Sheng word "so" which is inturn derived from English adverb "so" and related to things being "so big". Its use in denoting a hundred shillings stemmed from the fact that the for a long time, the largest denomination in Kenya was the 100 Shilling note. It was not until 1986 that the larger 200 shilling note was introduced.