A  B  C  D  E  F  G  H  I  J  K  L  M  N  O  P  Q  R  S  T  U  V  W  X  Y  Z  



Meaning : A Hundred (Usually of Money)
Use : Niwahi soo = Give me a hundred shillings
Period: Unknown
Related to: Mkwanja, Brus, Mafare, Nganya,
Synonyms: OsHando
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.

A  B  C  D  E  F  G  H  I  J  K  L  M  N  O  P  Q  R  S  T  U  V  W  X  Y  Z