Pronunciation: (fen'ig; Ger. pfen'ikh), [key]
—pl. pfen•nigs, pfen•ni•gePronunciation: ( Ger. pfen'i-gu). [key]
1. a copper-coated iron coin and monetary unit of Germany, the 100th part of a Deutsche mark.
2. (formerly) a minor coin and monetary unit of East Germany, the 100th part of an ostmark.
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