paisa[pī′sä; for 2 po̵i′s̸hä]
paisa definition by Webster's New World
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paisa definition by American Heritage Dictionary
noun pl. pai·se or paisa
See Table at currency.
Origin: Hindi paisā, from Sanskrit *padāṁśaḥ, quarter part : padam, foot, quarter (of a verse); see ped- in Indo-European roots + aṁśaḥ, portion; see nek-2 in Indo-European roots.