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lakh

[lak] /læk/
noun
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  • According to some modest estimates, some six lakhs people lost their lives and some fourteen lakh had lost their homes.
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lakh

/lɑːk/
noun
1.
(in India and Pakistan) the number 100 000, esp when referring to this sum of rupees
Word Origin
C17: from Hindi lākh, ultimately from Sanskrit lakshā a sign
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