Meaning: A Hundred (Usually of Money)

Origin: Ololo


Use: Niko tu na sokla = I only have a hundred shillings

Period: Mid 80's

Synonyms: So Os Ahando Hando

Pronounciation: (Noun) [ soh-kla ]

Relate: Money

Variations: Soklaa,

History: Mutation of the Sheng word "so" which is inturn derived from 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.

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