|Meaning : A Hundred (Usually of Money)|
Use : Niwahi soo = Give me a hundred shillings
Related to: Mkwanja, Brus, Mafare, Nganya,
Synonyms: Os, Hando, ,
Spelling variation: So
Area of origin : Unknown
Etymology:Derived from the English adverb "So" and related to things being "so big". Its use in denoting a Hundred Shillings stemmed from the fact that for a long time, the largest denomination in Kenya was the 100 Shilling note. It was not until 1986 that a larger 200 Shillings note was introduced.