|Meaning : Five Hundred Shillings|
Use : Nadai jirongo tu = I only need five hundred shillings
Period: Early 90's
Related to: Currency, Money,
Synonyms: Punch, ,
Area of origin : Unknown
Etymology:The name was adopted from a local politician, Cyrus Jirongo, who was rumoured to have had a ring of producing fake 500 Shillings notes for circulation in the run up to the 1992 National Elections in Kenya.