hundred thousand, 100000, lakh(noun)
the cardinal number that is the fifth power of ten
One hundred thousand, used especially of units of money.
1972, But they were both killed in the same engagement against Tippoo Sahib, her father owing ten lakhs of rupees and her husband nearly half that sum. u2014 Patrick O'Brian, Post Captain - West Indies
Origin: لاکھ, from लाख, from लक्षं.
one hundred thousand; also, a vaguely great number; as, a lac of rupees
same as Lac, one hundred thousand
Origin: [Hind. lak, lkh, lksh, Skr. laksha a mark, sign, lakh.]
A lakh is a unit in the South Asian numbering system equal to one hundred thousand, written as 100,000. It is widely used both in official and other contexts in Bangladesh, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. It is often used in Indian, Pakistani and Sri Lankan English.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
n. See Lac, term used for 100,000.
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The numerical value of lakh in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of lakh in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
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- লাখ, লক্ষBengali
- 十万, 洛叉, ラークJapanese
- लाख, लक्षMarathi
- لکّھ, ਲੱਖPanjabi, Punjabi
- لکPashto, Pushto
- laque, lacassá, lequessáPortuguese
- лакх, лакRussian
- lak, лакSerbo-Croatian
- ලක්ෂයSinhala, Sinhalese
- lakhi, lakiSwahili
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