Compare gireh, gareh.
In India and Pakistan, ? – 20th¹ century, a unit of length, = 2.25 inches (approximately 5.715 centimeters). Also spelled gira, geerah.
1. For India only, United Nations, 1966
Gira, H[indi]. () A division of a Gaz, three finger breadths.
Girá, Mar[athi]. () A fourteenth or sixteenth of a Gaz, a tasu and a half.
H. H. Wilson, 1855, page 578.
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