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taka (ˈtɑːkɑː Pronunciation for taka



  1. the standard monetary unit of Bangladesh, divided into 100 paise

Word Origin

from Bengali

Example Sentences Including 'taka'

I earn 7,000 taka ($190) a month, which has allowed me to send my children to school.
Globe and Mail (2003)
If they make a local call, I charge 5 taka (15 cents) a minute, and if it's to another country, I look up the rate on a chart.
Globe and Mail (2003)
Meanwhile, the taka has been devalued at least five times in the past year.
India Today (1997)


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