In Burma, 20ᵗʰ century, a unit of mass, approximately 4.082 grams. opens a new page containing a chart that shows relationships between this unit and other units in its system

United Nations, 1966.



a mat, a weight equal to four great pais () or five small ones.

Robert C. Stevenson.
Judson's Burmese-English Dictionary. Revised and Enlarged.
Rangoon: Printed by the Superintendent, Government Printing, 1893.
Page 817.


In Burma, 19ᵗʰ century, a unit of length, = ¼ dain.

Henry J. Chaney.
Our Weights and Measures. A Practical Treatise on the Standard Weights and Measures in use in the British Empire...
London: Eyre and Spottiswoode, 1897.

Page 40.


In Britain, 19ᵗʰ century, a unit of mass, = 80 pounds.

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