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Lakhs a.k.a. Lakh: A lakh or lac is a unit in the South Asian numbering system equal to one hundred thousand. In the Indian numbering system, it is written as 1,00,000. It is widely used both in official and other contexts in Bangladesh, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka. It is often used in Indian, Pakistani, and Sri Lankan English. In Pakistan, the word Lakh is only used in local languages and not in English media.
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Breathless in Bombay (2008)
by Murzban F. Shroff
Rupees twenty lakhs is a lot of money. If we invest it wisely, it can take care of our old age. It can buy us land in our village and pay for our sons' educations and our daughters' marriages.” The voice belonged to Jodimal Vikas, a mild, elderly ...
Urban Villager (2013)
Life in an Indian Satellite Town by Vandana Vasudevan
Two lakhs is a very big number to accommodate in this space. Two lakhs would be roughly the population of Greater Noida. That is an entire town ...
by Translated by Anupa Lal
"Five lakhs is a lot of money to part with.
by Sudhindra Bhat
1- 21 lakhs is an optimal sum to buy art for its decorative value, which may eventually turn in the long run. However the percentage of risk is always higher when buying upcoming or lesser-known artists. The ET art index ...
The Accidental Apprentice (2013)
by Vikas Swarup
Six lakhs is a steal. It's less than fifteen thousand dollars. In America you would have to pay more than ten times that for a kidney transplant.' It is clear that we are dealing with a wheelerdealer businessman rather than a principled physician.
by Bakshi Dayanath Sinha, P. S. K. Menon
lakhs is a famous 'texcity' the weekly textile shanty or major textile market, where traders from various parts of the country come regularly for business. For administrative purposes, the district is ...
by George Watt
Shortly before the annexation of the Panjab, the number of shops established in Amritsar had increased to 2,0011 and the value of the pashmina work turned out yearly was as much as four lakhs of rupees. Also pashmina manufactures to the ...
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Scrabble value of L1A1K5H4S1
The value of this 5-letter word is 12 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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