What does rupee mean?

Definitions for rupee
ruˈpi, ˈru piru·pee

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Sri Lanka rupee, rupee(noun)

    the basic unit of money in Sri Lanka; equal to 100 cents

  2. Seychelles rupee, rupee(noun)

    the basic unit of money in Seychelles; equal to 100 cents

  3. Nepalese rupee, rupee(noun)

    the basic unit of money in Nepal; equal to 100 paisa

  4. Mauritian rupee, rupee(noun)

    the basic unit of money in Mauritius; equal to 100 cents

  5. Pakistani rupee, rupee(noun)

    the basic unit of money in Pakistan; equal to 100 paisa

  6. Indian rupee, rupee(noun)

    the basic unit of money in India; equal to 100 paise


  1. rupee(Noun)

    The common name for the monetary currencies used in modern India, Pakistan, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Seychelles, or Mauritius.

    Etymology: From रुपीया, variant of रुपया

  2. rupee(Noun)

    A silver coin, circulating in India 16th–20th centuries, weighing 170–180troy grains (180troy grains from 1833) or one tola.

    Etymology: From रुपीया, variant of रुपया

Webster Dictionary

  1. Rupee(noun)

    a silver coin, and money of account, in the East Indies

    Etymology: [Hind. rpiyah, fr. Skr. rpya silver, coined silver or gold, handsome.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Rupee

    rōō-pē′, n. an East Indian silver coin, nominally worth about 2s.—at present about 1s. 4½d. [Hind. rūpīyah—Sans. rūpya, silver.]

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Rupee

    a silver coin, the monetary unit of India, whose face value is 2s., but which, owing to the depreciation of silver, is now valued in outside markets at about 1s. 2½d.; a lac of rupees equals 100,000.

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. rupee

    The well-known coin of the East Indies. There are gold rupees of nearly 30 shillings in value; but the current rupee is of silver, varying a little from 2 shillings, according to its being named Bombay, Arcot, or Sicca.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of rupee in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of rupee in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of rupee in a Sentence

  1. Rushabh Doshi:

    The falling rupee is going to impact prices, vendors like Xiaomi who operate so close to cost are definitely going to be the first ones who are going to be impacted.

  2. Danushka Samarasinghe:

    But there could be outflow from the bond market, which in turn puts pressure on the rupee.

  3. David Cameron:

    We want to become your number one partner for supporting the finance needed for this ambitious plan, making London the world's centre for offshore rupee trading.

  4. Director Seshagiri Rao:

    These (imports) are substantially at lower prices, aided by depreciation of yuan, depreciation of yen and depreciation of won relative to rupee. That is also a major pressure point for the prices to come down in India.

  5. Harish Janartha:

    The situation has forced tourists to buy water at exorbitant prices. A 20-rupee-bottle of water is being charged 100 rupees ($1.49).

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