Definition of santim in English:


Syllabification: san·tim
Pronunciation: /ˈsän(t)im

noun (plural santimi /-təmē/)

A monetary unit of Latvia, equal to one hundredth of a lat.
More 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.


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

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