In Burma, ? – 20th century, a unit of dry capacity, = 2¼ imperial pecks, approximately 20.457 liters. The word also means “half;” a hkwe is half of a thamardi tinn. Also romanized as kweh and khwe.
United Nations, 1955.
a kweh, a measure of capacity equal to half a tin () or two seits ()
Robert C. Stevenson.
Judson's Burmese-English Dictionary. Revised and Enlarged.
Rangoon: Printed by the Superintendent, Government Printing, 1893.
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