[pahy-sah for 1; pahy-sah for 2]

noun, plural pai·se [pahy-sey] /paɪˈseɪ/.

Also pice. an aluminum coin and monetary unit, the 100th part of the rupee of India, Nepal, and Pakistan.

Origin of paisa

From the Hindi word paisā Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for paise


noun plural -se (-seɪ)

a monetary unit of Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, and Pakistan worth one hundredth of a rupee

Word Origin for paisa

from Hindi
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