Definitions

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  • noun A subdivision of currency, equal to a 1/100th of a Ukrainian hryvnia.

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  • noun 100 kopiykas equal 1 hryvnia in Ukraine

Etymologies

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From Ukrainian копійка (kopíjka).

Examples

  • The provisional karbovanets became hryvnia ("huh-riv-nee-uh" is close), a former unit of currency worth a few kopecks in medieval times, now divided into 100 kopiyka ("koh-pee-kuh").

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