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 Money 2 South Asian languages 3 In other languages 4 See also 5 References
Money 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'. 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
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
Burmese: ကုဋေ [ɡədè] (increasingly archaic)
Chinese: 克若爾 or 克若尔 kèruò’ěr; 俱胝 jùzhī in
Chisholm, Hugh, ed. (1911). "Crore". Encyclopædia Britannica (11th ed.). Cambridge University Press.
^ a b "Knowing our Numbers". Department Of School Education And Literacy. National Repository of Open Educational Resources. Retrieved 13 February 2016. ^ Oxford English Dictionary, 1st ed.,