lakh lakh

Definition(s):

  • (n) the cardinal number that is the fifth power of ten

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The one lakh 100,000 rupees, or just over $2,000 car has generated a lot of interest.
  2. Not knowing how many ru pees there were to a lakh, though, I had to content myself with the princely gesture.
  3. A lakh is 100,000 of something.

News

  • Tata Nano Review In India

    The Tata Nano has become famous for being the world's cheapest car. The Nano was conceptualised as a Rs. 1 lakh car ($1620 as per today's exchange rate) but the vehicle costs around Rs. 2.5 lakhs ($4200) for the top-end model, which doesn't come with power steering. While the Nano has created a lot of buzz in the international market, the product has failed to live up to the hype in India, where ...
    on July 4, 2013     Source: Jalopnik

Quotes

  1. "In India, as against 42,000 ha under certified organic farming during 2003-04, initial estimates for 2009-10 indicate that organic agriculture under certification has grown to 10.5 ha, out of which nearly 7.5 lakh ha is fully certified while...
    on Jul 9, 2010 By: Sharad Pawar Source: MedIndia

  2. "The only reason we did not make the Rs 1-lakh car a hybrid, for example, is that it could not have been priced at Rs 1-lakh," said Tata, who celebrated his 70th birthday on December 28.
    on Dec 30, 2007 By: Ratan Tata Source: Hindu

  3. "The Koshi river has changed its course and nearly 20-25 lakh (2-2.5 million) people of the areas have been affected," Nitish Kumar, the chief minister of the state, said after an aerial survey of the flood situation.
    on Aug 26, 2008 By: Nitish Kumar Source: Reuters UK

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