laggi [Bajjika ?]

In Muzaffarpur, Bihar state, India, ? – 20ᵗʰ century, a unit of length, about 9 feet, but see source.


… for land the laggi is used, which varies from 5 hāths, 5 fingers to 7 hāths, though the standard laggi is 6 hāths or nine feet.

L. S. S. O'Malley.
Bengal District Gazetteers. Muzaffarpur.
Calcutta: The Bengal Secretariat Book Depot, 1907.
Page 95.

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