- a paper money, cupronickel coin, and monetary unit of Bangladesh, equal to 100 poisha.
Origin of taka
From the Bengali word ṭākā
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Examples from the Web for taka
The course of the river was followed as far as the fertile district of Taka.Celebrated Travels and Travellers
These may be dextrinized with vegetable diastase (Taka diastase) if necessary.Dietetics for Nurses
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Pono taka, that is, three quarters of a taka, denotes per cent.
It corresponds roughly with the district formerly known as Taka.
So, taka dis hand: winck now prea artely with your two nyes: why so.
- the standard monetary unit of Bangladesh, divided into 100 paise
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