how to pronounce rupee


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the above transcription of rupee is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

rupee is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of rupee in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… services the zero rupee banknotes serves …”

meanings of rupee


  1. A silver coin circulating in India between the 16th and 20th centuries, weighing one tola (formerly 170-180 troy grains; from 1833, 180 troy grains).
  2. The common name for the monetary currencies used in modern India, Mauritius, Nepal, Pakistan, the Seychelles, or Sri Lanka, often abbreviated ₨.

rupee frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word rupee occurs in english on average 0.5 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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