In Brunei, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Singapore, Sabah, and Sarawak, 20ᵗʰ century, a unit of mass = 1¹⁄₃ ounces avoirdupois (approximately 37.8 grams). Compare tael.
United Nations, 1966.
[Malay] tahil. A measure of weight; a tael; a sixteenth part of a kati, or, approximately, 1¹⁄₃ oz.
Wilkinson, 1901, page 156.
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