phuchia [Bajjika ?]

In Muzaffarpur this link goes to a new page, Bihar state, India, ? – 20ᵗʰ century, a unit of capacity. See source.


There are several measures of capacity, which vary according to the commodity measured. The seer is regarded as equal to one quart, but the unit is the phuchiā, which is generally equivalent to about one-fifth of a quart.

L. S. S. O'Malley.
Bengal District Gazetteers. Muzaffarpur.
Calcutta: The Bengal Secretariat Book Depot, 1907.
Pages 94 and 95.

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