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batta

noun bat·ta \ ˈbatə , -atə \

Definition of batta

plural -s
1 India :subsistence money (as for a witness or prisoner) :maintenance or traveling expenses of an employee
2 India :extra pay; especially :an extra allowance on special grounds to British officers, soldiers, and others serving in India

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Origin and Etymology of batta

Hindi bhattā allowance for food, from Sanskrit bhakta allotted, something distributed or enjoyed, food, from bhajati he distributes, allots & bhajate he receives, enjoys


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batta

noun \ " \

Definition of batta

plural battas
1 India :rate of exchange :agio
2 India :discount on uncurrent coins

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Origin and Etymology of batta

Hindi baṭṭā


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