dabi [Hindi]

In India, ? – 19ᵗʰ century, a unit of dry capacity.


Dabi, H. () Ten handfuls of the autumn crop. See the next.

Dabiá, Dubea, H. (, from ), to press) A measure of grain : when applied to the autumn crops it usually designates about ten handfuls; when to the spring crops, sixteen; but it varies in different places.

H. H. Wilson, 1855, page 116.

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