dodəə [Galo]

In Arunachal Pradesh, ? – 21st century, a unit of length.

… the span between thumb and forefinger at maximum opposite extension, more or less in an L shape. Used as a ‘residue’ measurement when measuring by handspans rather than as a primary unit of measurement per se. `gobɲi `gola dodəə. ‘two handspans and a “dodəə”’.

Galo Welfare Society.
Galo-English Dictionary with English-Galo Index. International Edition.
Compiled by the Galo Language Development Committee.
Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh, India: Galo Welfare Society, 2009.
Page 174.

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