In Japan, 18th – 20th century, a unit of length used with cloth, = 3²⁶⁄₃₃ centimeters (about 3.79 cm or 1.49 inches). A sun (10 sun = 1 shaku) according to the kujira shaku standard, see shaku, definition 1.
United Nations, 1966.
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