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Indian rupees

Indian rupees is a plural form of Indian rupee

Indian rupee

Definition:

the basic unit of money in India; equal to 100 paise

Class:

quantity noun (quantities and units of measure)

Plural:

Indian rupees

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Example:

paisa

Synonyms:

rupee | R. [acronym] | r. [acronym] | Re. [abbreviation]

Etymology:

Indian coin, from Hindi or Urdu rupiyah, from Sanskrit rupyah "wrought silver",...
(Source: Online Etymology)  [more]

Definition references  (+images)

Wikipedia:

Indian rupee | INR

the official currency of the Republic of India. The issuance of the currency is controlled by the Reserve Bank of India. The modern rupee is subdivided into 100 paise, though as of 2011 only 50-paise coins are legal tender. Banknotes in circulation... (42 of 5763 words, 9 images)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Indian rupee

Britannica Encyclopedia:

rupee [currency]

monetary unit of Muslim India from the 16th century and the modern monetary unit of India and Pakistan. The modern unit is divided into 100 paisa in ... (27 of 306 words, 2 images)

www​.britannica​.com​/E​Bchecked​/topic​/512891​/rupee

American Heritage Dictionary:

currency | currencies [plural] | afghani [sense-specific] | ariary [sense-specific] | piso [sense-specific] | gourde [sense-specific] | pound [sense-specific] | baht [sense-specific] | guarani [sense-specific] | ...

Money in any form when in actual use as a medium of exchange, especially circulating paper money. | Transmission from person to person as a medium of ... (26 of 694 words, 4 definitions, 3 usage examples, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/currency

Collins Dictionary:

rupee

the standard monetary unit of India, Nepal, and Pakistan (divided into 100 paise), Sri Lanka, Mauritius, and the Seychelles (divided into 100 cents) (23 of 367 words, 7 usage examples, pronunciation)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/rupee

Random House Dictionary:

rupee | rufiyaa [sense-specific, plural] | R. [abbreviation, sense-specific] | Re [abbreviation, sense-specific]

a cupronickel coin and monetary unit of India, Nepal, and Pakistan, equal to 100 paise. . | a cupronickel coin and monetary unit of Mauritius, the ... (25 of 71 words, 4 definitions, pronunciation)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/rupee

Oxford Dictionary:

rupee | Rs. [abbreviation] | rupees [abbreviation, in full]

the basic monetary unit of India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Mauritius, and the Seychelles, equal to 100 paise in India, Pakistan, and Nepal, and 100 ... (25 of 66 words, pronunciation)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/rupee

Wiktionary:

rupee | rupees [plural] | Rs [symbol]

The common name for the monetary currencies used in modern India, Pakistan, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Seychelles, or Mauritius. | A silver coin, circulating in India 16th-20th centuries, weighing 170-180 troy grains (180 troy grains from 1833) or one tola. (38 of 41 words, 2 definitions, 1 usage example)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/rupee

Macmillan British Dictionary:

rupee [countable] | rupees [plural]

the unit of money used in India, Pakistan, and some other countries (12 of 37 words, pronunciation)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/rupee

Merriam-Webster:

rupee

see money table (3 of 34 words, pronunciation)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/rupee

New World Dictionary:

rupee

the basic monetary unit of: India | Mauritius | Nepal | Pakistan | the Seychelles | Sri Lanka (13 of 25 words, 6 definitions, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/rupee

Cambridge Dictionary:

rupee

the standard unit of money used in India, Pakistan, Mauritius, Nepal, Sri Lanka and the Seychelles (16 of 21 words, pronunciations)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/rupee

Encarta Dictionary:

rupee | rupees [plural]

the main unit of currency in India, Mauritius, Nepal, Pakistan, the Seychelles, and Sri Lanka (15 of 42 words, pronunciation)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861706553​/definition​.html  [offline]

Etymology references

Online Etymology:

rupee

First use: 1610s

Origin: Indian coin, from Hindi or Urdu rupiyah, from Sanskrit rupyah "wrought silver", originally "something provided with an image, a coin", ... (21 of 26 etymology words)

www​.etymonline​.com​/index​.php term=rupee

Collins Dictionary:

rupee

First use: 17th century

Origin: from Hindi rupaīyā, from Sanskrit rūpya coined silver, from rūpa shape, beauty

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/rupee

Merriam-Webster:

rupee

First use: 1610

Origin: Hindi and Urdu rūpaiyā, from Sanskrit rūpya coined silver

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/rupee

Wiktionary:

rupee | rupees [plural]

Origin: Hindi रुपीया (rupīyā), variant of रुपया (rupayā)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/rupee

New World Dictionary:

rupee

Origin: Hindi rūpiyah from Sanskrit rūpyaḥ, wrought silver

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/rupee

Oxford Dictionary:

rupee

Origin: Hindi from Sanskrit rūpya "wrought silver"

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/rupee

Encarta Dictionary:

rupee | rupees [plural]

First use: Early 17th century

Origin: Hindi rūpiyā from Sanskrit rūpya "wrought silver" from rūpa "shape"

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861706553​/definition​.html  [offline]

Audio references

Collins Dictionary:

rupee

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "rupee"

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/rupee

Macmillan British Dictionary:

rupee [countable] | rupees [plural]

Audio: British English pronunciation of "rupee"

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/rupee

Macmillan American Dictionary:

rupee [countable] | rupees [plural]

Audio: North American pronunciation of "rupee"

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/american​/rupee

Cambridge Dictionary:

rupee

Audio 1: British English pronunuciation of "rupee"

Audio 2: North American English pronunuciation of "rupee"

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/rupee

the Free Dictionary:

rupee

Audio 1: North American English pronunciation of "rupee"

Audio 2: British English pronunciation of "rupee"

Audio 3: North American English pronunciation of "rupee" by speech synthesizer

www​.thefreedictionary​.com​/rupee

Google Dictionary:

rupee | rupees [plural]

Audio: English pronunciation of "rupee"

www​.google​.com​/#hl=en&tbs=dfn​:1&fp=1&q=rupee

Merriam-Webster Pronunciation:

rupee

Audio: North American pronunciation of "rupee"

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/audio​.php file=rupee​002 word=rupee

rupee

Audio: North American pronunciation of "rupee"

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/audio​.php file=rupee​001 word=rupee

YourDictionary Audio:

rupee

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "rupee" by speech synthesizer

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/rupee

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