Definition of naya paisa in English:

naya paisa

noun

South Asian
historical
  • In India: a monetary unit equal to one-hundredth of a rupee.

Origin

1950s. From Hindi nayā paisā new pice from nayā new, modern (from Sanskrit naviya) + paisā copper coin, quarter anna.

Pronunciation

naya paisa

/ˌnʌɪ(j)ə ˈpʌɪsə//ˌnʌɪ(j)ə ˈpeɪsə/