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 पल्ला pallā] In the state of Maharashtra, 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.
पल्ला pallā m (H) A measure of capacity of thirty páylí or 120 sher. 2 A measure of weight of 120 sher (for oil, betelnuts, groceries). 3 The sack in which a पल्ला of grain is carried.
J. T. Molesworth, 1857, page 496.
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