yoozana [Burmese ယူဇနာ]

In Burma, a unit of length, in the 19th century, about 13½ miles; later, after adjusting measures to British standards, about 15½ miles or 25 kilometers. chart symbol



a yoozana, a measure of length equal to 6,400 tas () or 4 ga-wokes (), or 13½ English miles (according to Latter, 12 miles, 5 furlongs).

Robert C. Stevenson.
Judson's Burmese-English Dictionary. Revised and Enlarged.
Rangoon: Printed by the Superintendent, Government Printing, 1893.
Page 907.


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