kung tun [Chinese 公 噸]

In Taiwan, 20ᵗʰ century, a unit of mass, = 1000 kilograms, a metric ton.¹

In the pinyin transliteration now used almost universally, this is the dūn , or gōngzhi dānwèi 公 职 單 位.

1. United Nations, 1966.

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