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- noun A subdivision of currency, equal to a 1/100th of a Ukrainian
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- noun 100 kopiykas equal 1 hryvnia in Ukraine
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From Ukrainian копійка (kopíjka).
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").