In India, ? – 19ᵗʰ century, a unit of dry capacity, opens a new page containing a chart that shows relationships between this unit and other units in its system



Anjula, As much as can be held in the cavity formed by joining the two hands together in the shape of a bowl. … Anjulee, This has the same meaning as Anjula; but is current chiefly in Bundlecund. It is also applied to a mode of salutation by carrying the hands in this form to the forehead.-See also Angounga.

H. M. Elliot, 1845, page 22.


Anjal, Unjul, or Anjali, Unjulee, H. ( from S[anskrit]. अञ्जलिः, the two hands placed together and carried to the forehead as a reverential mode of salutation) A respectful mode of salutation. As much grain as can be held by the two hands put together. A handful of corn given from the threshing-floor; the same as Angaunga, q. v.

H. H. Wilson, 1855, page 27.

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