Definition of santim in English:

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santim

Pronunciation: /ˈsän(t)im/

noun (plural santimi /-təmē/)

A monetary unit of Latvia, equal to one hundredth of a lat.
Example sentences
  • Much more controversy arose about the name of the coins, whether they should be ‘stotinki’ ‘santims’, or ‘sotnitses’.
  • There were no five-santim coins among the counterfeit money found in Latvia last year.

Origin

From Latvian santims, from French centime + the Latvian masculine ending -s.

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Syllabification: san·tim

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