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noun, plural ta·ka.
  1. a paper money, cupronickel coin, and monetary unit of Bangladesh, equal to 100 poisha.
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Origin of taka

From the Bengali word ṭākā
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  1. the standard monetary unit of Bangladesh, divided into 100 paise
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Word Origin

from Bengali
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