In Malaysia, ? – present, a unit of land area, = 100 jemba = 1,600 square yards (approximately 1,337.8 square meters).
United Nations, 1966.
pěnjuru. A corner, a quarter; v. juru.
R[ichard] J[ames] Wilkinson.
A Malay-English Dictionary. Part I. (ALIF to ZA)
Singapore: Kelly & Walsh, Ltd., 1901.
Under juru we find (page 237): “II. Penjuru: a projecting corner; an outer angle; cf. jorong. Empat p. 'alam: the four corners of the earth. P. tanah: a quarter of an orlong.”
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