ganta

In the Philippines, late 19th – 20th centuries, a unit of capacity, = 8 chupas = 3 litersĀ¹ (3.17 U.S. liquid quarts or 2.72 U.S. dry quarts). chart symbol

The above magnitude is after metrication. The ganta is a type of gantang, a measure found throughout the East Indies.

1. United Nations, 1966, and Commonwealth Act No. 617, approved June 4, 1941.

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We also take judicial notice of the fact that a cavan contains 25 gantas.

Republic of the Phillipines. Supreme Court. G.R. No. L-4300 March 21, 1908.

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