Lakh, aka: Lākh; 3 Definition(s)


Lakh means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

In Hinduism

General definition (in Hinduism)

Lakh.—One hundred thousand, written as 1,00,000.

Source: ISKCON Press: Glossary

Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit-English dictionary

Lakh (लख्).—1 P. (lakhati, laṅkhati) To go, move.

See also (synonyms): laṃkh.

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Lākh (लाख्).—1 P. (lākhati)

1) To be dry or arid.

2) To adorn.

3) To suffice, be competent.

4) To give.

5) To prevent.

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Lakh (लख्).—r. 1st cl. (lakhati) (i) lakhi (laṅkhati) To go, to move, to approach.

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Lākh (लाख्).—[(ṛ) lākhṛ] r. 1st cl. (lākhati) 1. To be dry or arid. 2. To adorn. 3. To be able or competent to. 4. To give. 5. To refuse or prevent.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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