The rupee is falling in part because foreign investors have decided this is a bad time to be investing in India.
Shere Singh gave this man a rupee a day to teach his cook English cookery like ours.
Those fellows value a life at about a rupee, and sometimes not at that.
You say, "All right, old man," and think your self lucky if you pull off nine hundred out of a two-thousand rupee debt.
All right, we won't tempt them, and I put back the rupee I had taken out.
He had the Somali's love of a rupee, and there was no danger or hardship that he would not undergo in the hope of backsheesh.
She was then ordered to pay as a fine her ear-ring, which was worth one rupee.
Besides this, I made him forfeit one rupee of his pay to purchase sweetmeats for the mare, to which she was exceedingly partial.
There is no need of consideration; I will go with you, though I only get a rupee a month.
Said one: "I always take four annas toll out of every rupee's worth of gold in addition to the labour charge."
Indian coin, 1610s, from Hindi or Urdu rupiyah, from Sanskrit rupyah "wrought silver," perhaps originally "something provided with an image, a coin," from rupah "shape, likeness, image."