Origin of rupee
Examples from the Web for rupee
The rupee is falling in part because foreign investors have decided this is a bad time to be investing in India.
He praised her warmly, presented her with a rupee, and offered further instructions.Tales of Bengal|S. B. Banerjea
A pot nearly full of water was boiled, some cow-dung and sacred rice added, and a rupee placed in the pot.
Her labour in the field is considered to be worth one rupee per day, while an average male Badaga earns merely three annas.
It is a smaller coin than the kaldar, or Indian rupee, being about the size of a shilling.At the Court of the Amr|John Alfred Gray
The appearances are very promising, for a handful of the earth on the surface will, by being washed, produce the value of a rupee.
British Dictionary definitions for rupee
Word Origin for rupee
Word Origin and History for rupee
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."