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paisa

[pahy-sah for 1; pahy-sah for 2]
noun, plural pai·se [pahy-sey] /paɪˈseɪ/.
  1. Also pice. an aluminum coin and monetary unit, the 100th part of the rupee of India, Nepal, and Pakistan.
  2. poisha.
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Origin of paisa

From the Hindi word paisā
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British Dictionary definitions for paise

paisa

noun plural -se (-seɪ)
  1. a monetary unit of Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, and Pakistan worth one hundredth of a rupee
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Word Origin

from Hindi
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