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Definition

A monetary unit of one single paisa. Doesn't exist anymore as a specific denomination. Used to indicate the state of being penniless, being broke.

Usage

"10 years ago he was a big hifi fellow. Now he doesn't have a single naya paisa to his name."
Added 2011-09-20 by GoodCumbany

Root

Hindi

Region

All India

Categories

Money & Business

Related Terms

Rupee