Definition of lakh in English:

lakh

Syllabification: lakh
Pronunciation: /läk, lak
 
/

noun (pluralsame or lakhs)

Indian
  • A hundred thousand: they fixed the price at five lakhs of rupees
    More example sentences
    • If you calculate the whole thing then this graft works out to thousands and lakhs of rupees.
    • This minor aberration had made Kachori richer by a few hundred lakhs.
    • Two hundred lakhs have been given to Kandy and two hundred and fifty lakhs to develop Kalutara and Ratnapura.

Origin

via Hindi from Sanskrit lakṣa.

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