manai [Tamil]

Compare Telugu manni.

In India, ? – 19ᵗʰ century,

Manai, is also the name of a land measure equal to 2400 kulis or square feet, or the 24th part of a káni : the proper form is a paralellogram of 60 feet by 40, being in fact considered as the measure of land suited to the site of a house.

H. H. Wilson, 1855, page 327.

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