kung tan



In Taiwan, 20ᵗʰ century, a unit of capacity, = 100 liters (about 26.42 U.S. gallons).¹

In the pinyin transliteration now used almost universally, this is the gōngdàn.

Sometimes these characters are used in the sense of definition two.

1. United Nations, 1966.


公 擔

In Taiwan, 20ᵗʰ century, a unit of mass, = 100 kilograms.¹

In the pinyin this is the gōngdàn.

In simplified characters, it is 公 担.

1. United Nations, 1966.


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