Meaning: A Hundred (Usually of Money)

Origin: Unknown


Use: Niwahi soo = Give me a hundred shillings

Period: Unknown

Synonyms: Os Hando

Pronounciation: (Noun) [ so-h ]

Relate: Mkwanja Brus Mafare Nganya

Variations: So,

History: 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.

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