Definition of Paisa

1. Noun. A fractional monetary unit in Bangladesh and India and Nepal and Pakistan.




Definition of Paisa

1. Noun. A subdivision of currency, equal to a 1/100th of a rupee in various Asian countries. ¹

2. Noun. (obsolete) (British India) A subdivision of currency equivalent to 1/64th of a rupee. ¹

3. Noun. A subdivision of currency, equal to a 1/100th of a Bangladeshi taka. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Paisa

1. a coin of Pakistan [n PAISE or PAISAS]

Paisa Pictures

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Paisa

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paires
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pairials
pairing
pairing energy
pairings
pairment
pairs
pairwise
pairwise linkage disequilibrium diagram
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paisa (current term)
paisan
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paisanos
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Literary usage of Paisa

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1. The Demand for Public Storage of Wheat in Pakistan by Thomas C. Pinckney (1989)
"The domestic price is adjusted 13 paisa per 40 kilograms for every US$10 change in the world price. The price band for policy 4(b) is 3.12 percent. ..."

2. A New Universal Gazetteer: Or Geographical Dictionary by Jedidiah Morse, Richard Cary Morse (1823)
"36" 35' N. paisa rouan g, t. and fort on the N. shore of Java. 576 m. E. Batavia. Lon. 113° 10' E. Lat. 7° 36'S. ..."

3. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"Besides the machine-made paisa two other kinds are in general use. ... The other, the Lohiya paisa, is also a rough square lump of copper, ..."

4. Permafrost: North American Contribution [to The] Second International by Building Research Advisory Board Staff (1973)
"Hamelin and Cailleux studied several paisa fields at Great Whale River, PQ, ... A detailed ecological study of a paisa bog was made in the Hudson Bay ..."

5. Mysore: A Gazetteer Compiled for Government by Benjamin Lewis Rice (1897)
"There was also a half paisa, with a tiger on one side and a battle-axe on the other, which may have been a Hoysala coin, though it has ..."

6. Essays on Indian Antiquities, Historic, Numismatic, and Palæographic, of the by James Prinsep, Henry Thoby Prinsep (1858)
"Most of the native paisa contain more copper in proportion to their value than the present Company's coin, which was, however, originally one tola in weight ..."

7. Essays on Indian Antiquities, Historic, Numismatic, and Palæographic, of the by James Prinsep, Henry Thoby Prinsep (1858)
"Most of the native paisa contain more copper in proportion to their value than the present Company's coin, which was, however, originally one tola in weight ..."

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