Lakhs of birds in the sky.
- The sum of 100,000
- Any indefinitely large number.
Created three lakh jobs; worth one lakh fifty thousand rupees.
Other Word Forms
Origin of lakh
- Hindi Urdu l¯kh from Prakrit lakkha- from Sanskrit lakṭaḥ sign, token, prize, one hundred thousand of unknown origin
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition