पैसा

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit पाद ‎(pādá) + इका ‎(ikā) + सदृशकः ‎(sadṛśakaḥ)

Noun[edit]

पैसा ‎(paisām ‎(Urdu spelling پیسا)

  1. paisa (a subdivision of currency, equal to 1/100th of a rupee)
    एक रुपये में सौ पैसे होते हैं।
    There are a hundred paisas in a rupee.
  2. money, wealth, riches
    उनसे इस व्यापार में बहुत पैसा कमाया।
    He earned a lot of money in this business.

References[edit]

  • John T. Platts, “A Dictionary of Urdu, Classical Hindi, and English”[1], retrieved 09-04-2012
  • Hardev Bahri, “Learners' Hindi-English Dictionary”[2], retrieved 09-04-2012

Nepali[edit]

Noun[edit]

पैसा ‎(paisā)

  1. paisa
  2. money