thamardi tinn ထင်း

In Burma, ? – 20th century, a unit of dry capacity = 9 imperial gallons (approximately 40.915 liters).  link to a chart showing relationships between Burmese units of dry capacity.  Also called a basket.

United Nations, 1955.

Technical Factors..., 1972, page 120.

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a tin, a measure of capacity equal to 16 pyees (ပြည်) or two khwè (ခွဲး), about one bushel; before capital numerals အပြည်, as ...&c. equals 4,493½ cubic inches, 160 lbs. avoirdupois, or 2 bushels, or 80 lbs. pure water avoirdupois.

Robert C. Stevenson.
Judson's Burmese-English Dictionary. Revised and Enlarged.
Rangoon: Printed by the Superintendent, Government Printing, 1893.
Page 486.

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() (Pali) n., a measure of capacity equal to a tin

Robert C. Stevenson.
Judson's Burmese-English Dictionary. Revised and Enlarged.
Rangoon: Printed by the Superintendent, Government Printing, 1893.
Page 86.

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