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A crore (/krɔːr/; abbreviated cr) or koti denotes ten million (10,000,000 or 107 in scientific notation) and is equal to 100 lakh in the Indian numbering system as 1,00,00,000 with the local style of digit group separators (a lakh is equal to one hundred thousand and is written as 1,00,000).[1]

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1 Money 2 South Asian languages 3 In other languages 4 See also 5 References

Money[edit] Large amounts of money in Pakistan, India, Bangladesh and Nepal are often written in terms of crores. For example, 150,000,000 (one hundred fifty million) is written as 'fifteen crore rupees', '15crore' or 'Rs 15 crore'.[1] Trillions (in the short scale) of money are often written or spoken of in terms of lakh crore. For example, one trillion rupees is:

= One lakh crore rupees = ₹1 lakh crore = Rs 1 lakh crore = Rs 105+7 = Rs 1012 = Rs 10,00,00,00,00,000 in Indian notation = Rs 1,000,000,000,000 in Western notation

Lakh is also used in Sri Lanka; however, most Sri Lankans use the term koatiya (කෝටිය) or koti (கோடி) for crore when referring to money.[clarification needed] The word crore is a borrowing from the Prakrit
Prakrit
word kroḍi, is in turn from the Sanskrit koṭi,[2] denoting ten million in the Indian numbering system, which has separate terms for most powers of ten from 100 up to 1019. The crore is known by various regional names. South Asian languages[edit] See also: Languages of India, Languages of Bangladesh, Languages of Pakistan, Languages of Nepal, and Languages of Sri Lanka

Assamese: কোটি kûti, কৌটি kouti Bengali: কোটি ko̊ŧi Hindi: करोड़ karoṛ Gujarati: કરોડ karoḍ Kannada: ಕೋಟಿ koṭi Konkani: कोटि koṭi or करोऱ karoṛ Malayalam: കോടി koḍi (often written kodi) Marathi: कोटि koṭi Nepali: करोड karoḍ Odia: କୋଟି koṭi Pāli: koṭi Punjabi: کروڑ‬ - ਕਰੋੜ karoṛ (often written karor) Sindhi: ڪروڙ kiroṛu Sinhala: කෝටිය koṭiya Sylheti: কুটি kuṭi Tamil: கோடி kōṭi Telugu: కోటి kōṭi Urdu: کروڑ karoṛ

In other languages[edit]

Burmese: ကုဋေ [ɡədè] (increasingly archaic) Chinese: 克若爾 or 克若尔 kèruò’ěr; 俱胝 jùzhī in Chinese Buddhist
Chinese Buddhist
texts, but 一千萬 or 一千万 yī qiānwàn ("a thousand myriad") is used in ordinary contexts Japanese: クロー kurō, but 千万 senman ("thousand myriad") is normally used. See article on Japanese numerals. Kapampangan: katâ / kata-katâ Pashto: کروړ korur Persian: کرور‎ Krur / Korur Tagalog: karora (archaic usage, also kotiha or kotiya). Sampúng milyón is normally used. Thai: โกฏิ kot or kot̩i (from Pali koti, obsolete)

See also[edit]

Myriad (10,000) Names of large numbers Names of numbers in English Bollywood 100 Crore Club

References[edit]

 Chisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). "Crore". Encyclopædia Britannica (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press. 

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