In Japan, ? – 20ᵗʰ century¹, a unit of length, = 10 shaku, approximately 3.0303… (that is, ¹⁰⁰⁄₃₃) meters (about 3.314 yards). link to a table showing relationships between Japanese units of length

1. United Nations, 1966


In Japan, a unit of area used to describe the size of rooms, in principle = ½ tsubo and = the standard size of a tatami mat. In practice the varies with locality and, nowadays, even with the type of dwelling.

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