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lakh

also lac  (läk, lăk)
n. Chiefly South Asian
1. One hundred thousand: created three lakh jobs; worth one lakh fifty thousand rupees.
2. A large, indefinite number: lakhs of birds in the sky.

[Hindi and Urdu lākh, from Prakrit lakkha-, from Sanskrit lakṣaḥ, sign, token, prize, one hundred thousand; probably akin to Middle Persian daxšag, sign, and Hittite tekkušša-, to show.]

lakh

(lɑːk) or

lac

n
(Currencies) (in India and Pakistan) the number 100 000, esp when referring to this sum of rupees
[C17: from Hindi lākh, ultimately from Sanskrit lakshā a sign]

lakh

or lac

(læk)

n.
(in India) the sum of l00,000, esp. of rupees.
[1605–15; < Hindi lākh; compare Skt lakṣa a hundred thousand]

lakh

An Indian counting unit equal to 100,000.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lakh - the cardinal number that is the fifth power of ten
large integer - an integer equal to or greater than ten
Translations
लाख
洛叉
lakhilaki
หลัก
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