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MEASURE OF WEIGHT.


16 Annas = 1 tola or bhari (the weight of a rupee).

16 Annas =61/2 drams (avoir.). = 175 grains.

5 Tolas = 1 chhatak = 2 oz (avoir.).

4 Kanch-chas = 1 chhatak.

4 Chhataks = 1 powa= 1/2 lb. (avoir.).

4 Powas = 1 seer = 2 lbs. (avoir.).

80 Tolas = 1 seer.

40 Seers = 1 Maund.