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བྱེ་བ་ཁྲག་ཁྲིག་འབུམ།  Glossary of Terms

བྱེ་བ་ཁྲག་ཁྲིག་བརྒྱ་སྟོང་།
 བྱེ་བ་ཁྲག་ཁྲིག་བརྒྱ་སྟོང་ཕྲག
 བྱེ་བ་ཁྲག་ཁྲིག་འབུམ།
 bye ba khrag khrig ’bum
 bye ba khrag khrig brgya stong
 bye ba khrag khrig brgya stong phrag
 koṭīniyutaśatasahasra
 koṭiniyutaśatasahasra
 koṭinayutaśatasahasra
 Term
 hundred sextillion
 བྱེ་བ་ཁྲག་ཁྲིག་བརྒྱ་སྟོང་།
 bye ba khrag khrig brgya stong
 koṭiniyutaśatasahasra
If the Abhidharma system is followed, this is a number calculated by multiplying a koṭi (bye ba), or ten million; by a niyuta (khrag khrig), or a hundred billion; and by a śatasahasra (brgya stong), or one hundred thousand, which all together equals ten to the 23rd power or a hundred sextillion. This term is often used as to express a number so large as to be inconceivable.
 hundred sextillion
 བྱེ་བ་ཁྲག་ཁྲིག་བརྒྱ་སྟོང་།
 bye ba khrag khrig brgya stong
 koṭiniyutaśatasahasra
A number calculated by multiplying a koṭi (bye ba), or ten million, by a niyuta (khrag khrig), or a hundred billion according to the Abhidharma system (although it is only one million in Classical Sanskrit), and by a śatasahasra (brgya stong), or one hundred thousand, all of which together equals ten to the twentythird power or a hundred sextillion. This term is often used to express a number so large as to be inconceivable.
 quintillion
 བྱེ་བ་ཁྲག་ཁྲིག་བརྒྱ་སྟོང་ཕྲག
 bye ba khrag khrig brgya stong phrag
 koṭinayutaśatasahasra
Quintillion (a million million million) is here derived from the classical meaning of nayuta as a million. The Tibetan gives nayuta a value of a hundred thousand million, so that the entire number would mean a hundred thousand quintillion.
 quintillion
 བྱེ་བ་ཁྲག་ཁྲིག་བརྒྱ་སྟོང་ཕྲག
 bye ba khrag khrig brgya stong phrag
 koṭinayutaśatasahasra
Quintillion (a million million million) is here derived from the classical meaning of nayuta as “a million.” The Tibetan gives nayuta a value of a hundred thousand million, so that the entire number would mean a hundred thousand quintillion.
 hundred billion trillion
 བྱེ་བ་ཁྲག་ཁྲིག་འབུམ།
 bye ba khrag khrig ’bum
 koṭīniyutaśatasahasra
The expression koṭiniyutalakṣa (bye ba khrag khrig ’bum) is equivalent to 10 to the power of 23, i.e., one hundred billion trillion.
 hundredsextillion
 བྱེ་བ་ཁྲག་ཁྲིག་བརྒྱ་སྟོང་།
 bye ba khrag khrig brgya stong
 koṭiniyutaśatasahasra
A number calculated by multiplying a koṭi (bye ba), or ten million, by a niyuta (khrag khrig), or a hundred billion according to the Abhidharma system (although it is only one million in Classical Sanskrit), and by a śatasahasra (brgya stong), or one hundred thousand, all of which together equals ten to the 23rd power or a hundred sextillion. This term is often used as to express a number so large as to be inconceivable.
 sextillion
 བྱེ་བ་ཁྲག་ཁྲིག་བརྒྱ་སྟོང་།
 bye ba khrag khrig brgya stong
 trillion
 བྱེ་བ་ཁྲག་ཁྲིག་བརྒྱ་སྟོང་།
 bye ba khrag khrig brgya stong
 koṭiniyutaśatasahasra