In India, ? – present, a unit of length. Under Akbar, late 16th century, 2.67 centimeters. Under Akbar the Great: . Reported in 1836:
Angula, vernacularly, Angul, S[anskrit]. &c. (from अङ्गुलि, a finger) A linear measure ; eight barleycorns make an Angula, and twelve Angulas a span ; a finger's breadth.
H. H. Wilson, 1855, page 26.
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