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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.]
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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]
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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]
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lakh

An Indian counting unit equal to 100,000.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.lakh - the cardinal number that is the fifth power of ten
large integer - an integer equal to or greater than ten
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Translations
लाख
洛叉
lakhilaki
หลัก
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The private lender also revised loan rate on Rs 75.01 lakh-worth loan for women to 8.85 per cent, and for loans worth Rs 75.01 lakh and above to 8.90 per cent.
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Similarly, principal and MS will have the authority to make local purchase of medicines of five lakh and two lakh rupees respectively.
Provincial Minister said that a grant of 25 crore, 17 lakh, 78 thousand rupees has been issued as subsistence allowance for deserving persons, one crore, 58 lakh and 82 thousand rupees for blind persons whereas 10 crore, 53 lakh and 60 thousand rupees have been issued as Eid grant for deserving persons at the rate of Rs 1000 each.
While prices for the petrol variant of the car start at Rs 4.64 lakh, the diesel variant cost upwards of Rs 5.64 lakh.
While the Base trim petrol is priced at 4.66 lakh, the diesel comes with a price tag of 5.56 lakh.
According to the report, Idea Cellular added 24.5 lakh new customers during January, raising its subscriber base to 11.64 crore.
According to the Cotton Advisory Board (CAB), the provisional production estimate for 2011-12 is 353 lakh bales and export is 127 lakh bales.
You can make electronic transfer of funds up to Rs 1 lakh free of cost if public sector banks pay heed to an appeal made by Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee, who is likely to resign for his candidature for the presidential election.
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