chupah

See also chupa, chupak.

1

In Singapore, a unit of capacity, = ¼ gantang, the volume occupied by 1.66 pounds avoirdupois of water at 62°F, about 1 imperial quart.  link to a table showing relationships between units of capcity in the Straits Settlements Also spelled choopah.

Simmonds says 2½ imperial pints.

Simmonds.

2

In Melaka, 9 pounds avoirdupois of water. ???

On the island of Penang = ¼ gantang, about 1.113 liters.

Doursther (1840).

3

In Sumatra:

In Atjeh, = ¼ bamboo, 416 grams. Also called a caul.

At Bengkulu and Fort Marlborough = ¼ koolah, about 1.032 liters.

Doursther (1840).

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