Meaning of satoshi in English:


Pronunciation /səˈtɒʃi/


  • The smallest monetary unit in the Bitcoin digital payment system, equal to one hundred millionth of a bitcoin.


Early 21st century; earliest use found in Usenet (newsgroups). From the name of SatoshiNakamoto (reportedly born in 1975), to whom the introduction of the Bitcoin system is attributed, presumed to be a pseudonym for one or more unknown persons.