Information about the word lakh (English → Esperanto: centmil)

Synonym: hundred thousand

Part of speechcommon noun
Pronunciation/lɑːk/, /læk/
Hyphenationlakh
Shavian alphabet𐑤𐑭𐑒, 𐑤𐑨𐑒
Deseret alphabet𐑊𐐪𐐿, 𐑊𐐰𐐿
Plurallakhs

Usage samples

In 2019, the supreme court asked the Gujarat government to give Bilkis Bano ₨ 50 lakh ($ 62,560), a house and a job as compensation.
Over two lakh devotees have reached the island with around 20,000 more waiting on the other side of the river bank.
Before the Food Safety and Standards Act of 2006, there were only 2 lakh vendors who were issued licences and registered for food safety monitoring.

Translations

Dutchhonderdduizend
Esperantocentmil
Germanhunderttausend
Latincentum milia
Papiamentoshen mil
Thaiแสน; หนึ่งแสน