Definition of lakh
1 : one hundred thousand 50 lakhs of rupees
2 : a great number
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The police refused to register a case, and said Sadaf's family should take the 2 lakh rupees (around $2,989) the doctor was offering them to drop it.
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Origin and Etymology of lakh
Hindi & Urdu lākh
First Known Use: 1599See Words from the same year
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