Paisa vs Pais - What's the difference?
As nouns the difference between paisa and pais
is that paisa
is a fellow countryman while pais
Other Comparisons: What's the difference?
From (etyl) (pais?).
A subdivision of currency, equal to a 1/100th of a rupee in various Asian countries.
(historical) (British India) A subdivision of currency equivalent to 1/64th of a rupee.
A subdivision of currency, equal to a 1/100th of a Bangladeshi taka.
From (etyl) paisa, a shortening of paisano.
(slang) A Mexican national, especially a rural/rustic one.
(obsolete, legal) The (people of the) country.
* A trial per pais'' is a trial by the country, i.e. by a jury; and ''matter in pais
is matter triable by the country, or jury.