For the Telugu unit of capacity, see palá.
[Hindi] In India, ? – 19ᵗʰ century, a unit of capacity
Pallá, H. () a bag used as a definite measure, especially for sugar.
H. H. Wilson, 1855, page 591.
[Marathi] In India, ? – 19ᵗʰ century, a unit of capacity and a unit of mass,
Pallá, Mar. ( ) A measure of capacity of thirty Payalis = 120 sers, the same as the Palá of Madras : a measure of weight of a like amount, or 120 sers, for groceries, betel-nuts, oil, &c. : also the bag or sack which holds a pallá of grain.
H. H. Wilson, 1855, page 392.
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