Definition of taka in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈtäkə/

noun (plural same)

The basic monetary unit of Bangladesh, equal to 100 poisha.
Example sentences
  • Bangladesh has spent about 500 billion taka (8.43 billion dollars) in efforts to stop erosion over the past three decades.
  • The Dhaka-based Bengali film industry churns out more than 100 low-budget movies a year at an average cost of 6.5 million taka each.
  • With a loan from Yunus of 50 taka (a few dollars), it took Sophia only a few months to establish her own little business, increase her income seven fold, and repay the loan.


From Bengali ṭākā.

Words that rhyme with taka

Farquhar, kaka, markka

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Syllabification: ta·ka

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