Straits Settlements
units of mass

koyan

pikul

40

kati

100

4,000

tahil

16

1600

64,000

chee

10

160

16,000

640,000

hoon

10

100

1600

160,000

6,400,000

5.8 gr

58.3 gr

583.3 gr

1 1/3 lb

133 1/3 lbs

5333 1/3 lbs

378 mg

3.78 g

37.8 g

604.8 g

60.48 kg

2419 kg

1 kati = 1 1/3 pound, about 604.7899 grams.

The Straits Settlements, a British crown colony from 1 April 1867, comprised Singapore, Penang, Province Wellesley, the Dindings, and Malacca.

Henry J. Chaney.
Our Weights and Measures. A Practical Treatise on the Standard Weights and Measures in use in the British Empire...
London: Eyre and Spottiswoode, 1897.

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