kathi [Marathi, káṭhí काठी ] [Bengali]


In the state of Maharashtra, India opens map showing location of the state of Maharashtra in India, ? – 19ᵗʰ century, a unit of length, about 10 feet.



Káṭhí, corruptly, Cutty, Mar. () A measure of land : as formerly used it was found to vary from five to ten cubits : the average for the survey was taken at the valuation of five cubits and five closed fists or 9 feet 11.175 inches, making the Bíghá equal to 4383 square yards : the term also designates the measure, the rod or pole.

H. H. Wilson, 1855, page 268.


काठी kāṭhī f (काष्ट S) … 4 A land measure,—five cubits and five handbreadths, 1⁄20th of पांड [pāṇḍa] or 1⁄400th of बिघा: also the measuring rod.

J. T. Molesworth, 1857, page 151.


In Bengal, India opens map showing where Bengali was spoken in 2011, ? – 19ᵗʰ century,  a unit of capacity, about 10 sérs.

Káṭhí, corruptly, Cutty, … Beng. () A measure of capacity, varying in different places, but usually about 10 sérs.

H. H. Wilson, 1855, page 268.

Where is the state of Maharashtra in India?

A map showing the location of Maharashtra.

Where was Bengali spoken in 2011?

A map showing the location of Bengali.

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