Definition of stotinka in English:

stotinka

noun

  • A monetary unit of Bulgaria, equal to one hundredth of a lev.

    • ‘Public transport fees were to go up by 10 stotinki to 50 stotinki a trip.’
    • ‘The price of a loaf of bread of 700 grams in Silistra increased by 10 stotinki and in Kardjali a loaf costs 60 stotinki.’
    • ‘At last Bulgaria had its own unit of currency - the lev, divided into 100 stotinki.’
    • ‘Whether you teach children to save stotinki or cents, your family's financial attitudes travel with you.’
    • ‘Beer bottles are returned, yogurt pots grow seedlings, sardine tins store nails, organic waste feeds chickens, newspaper and cardboard can be sold for recycling at 10 stotinki per kilo.’

Origin

Bulgarian, literally ‘one hundredth’.

Pronunciation

stotinka

/stɒˈtɪŋkə/