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Meaning : Hundred (originally of money)
Use : Niwahi so = Give me a hundred shillings
Period: Unknown
Related to: Money
Synonyms: OsSoklaRedHandoAhando
Spelling variation: Soo


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 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.

So - (Adjective) - [ soh ]


Meaning : Big
Use : Hii ndao ni so = This mandazi is big
Period: Unknown
Related to: Brus, Samdhech,
Synonyms: BigiBwakuSodi

Area of origin : Unknown
Etymology:
Contraction of the Sheng Word Sodi

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