Etymology and Regional Variants
The word "crore" is derived from the Prakrit word krodi, denoting "ten million" in the Indian numbering system, which has separate terms for most powers of ten from 100 up to 1019. The crore is known by various regional names in modern languages, all derived from the Sanskrit word कोटि koṭi.
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