- One hundred thousand, used especially of rupees.
Etymology: From Hindustani ààà / (URchar, ÙÚÚ) (lÄkh) < (Skr.) ààààà (lakáaá)
- 1972: But they were both killed in the same engagement against Tippoo Sahib, her father owing three lakhs of rupees and her husband nearly half that sum. " Patrick O'Brian, Post Captain
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