Definition of lakh in English:

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lakh

Pronunciation: /läk/

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.

Words that rhyme with lakh

aback, alack, attack, back, black, brack, clack, claque, crack, Dirac, drack, flack, flak, hack, jack, Kazakh, knack, lack, mac, mach, Nagorno-Karabakh, pack, pitchblack, plaque, quack, rack, sac, sack, shack, shellac, slack, smack, snack, stack, tach, tack, thwack, track, vac, wack, whack, wrack, yak, Zack

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Syllabification: lakh

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