A lakh, my friend, is a hundred thousand rupees, say twelve thousand pounds.
A lakh—that is, reckoned at the present rate of exchange, 6,500 pounds sterling.
I thought that she was saved, and felt more happy than if I had received a lakh of rupees.
Not personally, but it cost the Bank close upon a quarter of a lakh.
As the king had promised to give a lakh of rupees to the detective, that sum was placed before the son of the younger thief.
If your Majesty leaves behind you the lakh and a half demanded by my partner I shall at least say that which is true.
Proclamation was made in the city to the effect that whoever caught the thief would get the reward of a lakh of rupees.
The king then hawks himself about, "Will any one buy me with half a lakh of gold coins, and deliver me from an ocean of sorrows."
Unless you can show me your lakh of rupees, you cannot become my beloved son-in-law.
Sahib, you will hardly believe it when I tell you, that the whole amounted to very nearly a lakh of rupees.