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Definitions for PAISA
ˈpaɪ sɑ, ˈpeɪ- for 1 ; ˈpɔɪ ʃɑ for 2 ; -seɪpaisa

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  1. paisanoun

    a fractional monetary unit in Bangladesh and India and Nepal and Pakistan


  1. paisanoun

    A subdivision of currency, equal to a 1/100th of a rupee in various Asian countries.

  2. paisanoun

    (British India) A subdivision of currency equivalent to 1/64th of a rupee.

  3. paisanoun

    A subdivision of currency, equal to a 1/100th of a Bangladeshi taka.

  4. Etymology: From पैसा (paisā).


  1. Paisa

    Paisa (also transliterated as pice, pesa, poysha, poisha and baisa) is a monetary unit in several countries. The word is also a generalised idiom for money and wealth. In India, Nepal, and Pakistan, the Paisa currently equals 1⁄100 of a Rupee. In Bangladesh, the Poysha equals 1⁄100 of a Bangladeshi Taka. In Oman, the Baisa equals 1⁄1000 of an Omani Rial.


  1. Paisa

    The paisa is a monetary unit in several countries; cognate terms include poisha and baisa. In India, Nepal and Pakistan, the paisa currently equals ¹⁄100 of a rupee. In Bangladesh, the poisha equals ¹⁄100 of a Bangladeshi taka. In Oman, the baisa equals ¹⁄1000 of an Omani rial. The word paisa is from Hindi & Urdu paisā, a quarter-anna coin, ultimately from Sanskrit term padāṁśa meaning 'quarter part', from pada 'foot or quarter' and aṁśa 'part'. Until the 1950s in India and Pakistan, the paisa was equivalent to 3 pies, ¼ of an anna, or ¹⁄64 of a rupee. After the transition from a non-decimal currency to a decimal currency, the paisa was known as a naya paisa for a few years.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of PAISA in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of PAISA in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of PAISA in a Sentence

  1. Hindi Filmy Quote:

    Than than ki suno jhankar, ye duniya hai kala bazaar ye paisa bolta hai, ye paisa bolta hai (Listen to the jingling of the coins, This world is a black market. Money Talks, Money Talks)

  2. Hindi Filmy Quote:

    Jag uska joh paisa wala ho, Ghaple se mile ya rishwat se(The world belongs to the one who has money, whether you get it by duping or taking bribe)

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