tokhoi when the cursor is over this symbol, the word is pronounced[Mongolian]

In Mongolia globe icon, 20ᵗʰ century , a unit of length, = 32 centimeters. opens a new page containing a chart that shows relationships between this unit and other units in its system The word also means “elbow,” but the unit is too small to belong to the cubit family. It seems to have originated as a body-based unit, but the sources don't indicate from where to where. Possibly from the inside of the elbow to the shoulder, as other Mongolian units are based on the shoulder.

United Nations, 1966.


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Folke Boberg.
Mongolian-English Dictionary, vol. 2.
Stockholm: Förlaget Filadelfia, 1954-55.

Page 984. He says the tokhoi  = 10 inches (35.8 cm).

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