Definition of stotinka in English:


Pronunciation /stôˈtiNGkə/ /stɔˈtɪŋkə/


  • 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.’
    • ‘Whether you teach children to save stotinki or cents, your family's financial attitudes travel with you.’
    • ‘At last Bulgaria had its own unit of currency - the lev, divided into 100 stotinki.’
    • ‘The price of a loaf of bread of 700 grams in Silistra increased by 10 stotinki and in Kardjali a loaf costs 60 stotinki.’
    • ‘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.’


Bulgarian, literally ‘one hundredth’.