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[pahy-sah for 1; pahy-sah for 2] /paɪˈsɑ for 1; ˈpaɪ sɑ for 2/
noun, plural paise
[pahy-sey] /paɪˈseɪ/ (Show IPA)
Also, pice. an aluminum coin and monetary unit, the 100th part of the rupee of India, Nepal, and Pakistan.
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From the Hindi word paisā Unabridged
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noun (pl) -se (-seɪ)
a monetary unit of Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, and Pakistan worth one hundredth of a rupee
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from Hindi
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