Mongolia
pre-metric units of length

There's a problem here. Is a delim half an alda, or 4/5ths? Is an alda really 10 tokhoi, as Boberg implies (if we assume that by “foot” he means a tokhoi)? Was there at some point in time a “decimalization” sort of change?

gatsar

khubi (and/or degesu??)

10

khorilda

9/5

18

khos aldan (Chinese, chang)

10

18

180

alda

2

20

36

delim

2

4

40

72

tokhoi (Chinese, chi)

5

10

100

180

1800

imagu

10

25

50

100

pun

10

100

250

500

1000

li

10

100

1000

2500

5000

10000

0.32
mm

3.2
mm

3.2
cm

32
cm

80
cm

1.6
m

3.2
m

32
m

57.6
m

576
m

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