kwan

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관 쾌 (貫) Now romanized as gwan. In Korea, 20ᵗʰ century (UN 1966), a unit of mass, = 3.750 kilograms (about 8.3 pounds av.). opens a new page containing a chart that shows relationships between this unit and other units in its system

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In Japan, a unit of mass, defined by law in 1891 as exactly 3.75 kilograms. link to a table showing relationships between Japanese units of mass Prior to metrication, about 3.75652 kilograms (about 8.281 pounds). Also romanized as kuwan, kan and kwamme, the last 貫 目 referring specifically to the version defined by the meter.

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