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posted Feb 8, 2010, 3:26 PM by Peter Beens   [ updated Feb 8, 2010, 3:27 PM ]
lakh or lac (English pronunciation: /ˈlæk/ or /ˈlɑːk/) is a unit in the Indian numbering system equal to one hundred thousand (100,000; 105). It is widely used both in official and other contexts in BangladeshIndiaMaldivesNepalSri LankaMyanmar and Pakistan, and is often used in Indian English.

For more information, visit http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lakh.