ḫt-n-nwḥ. In ancient Egypt, Dynasty IV to Dynasty ?, a unit of length = 100 mḥ, about 52.5 meters. Also romanized as chet.
In some parts of Nepal, a unit of land area = 25 ropanis¹. Other authorities say 1 khet = 20 ropanis².
1. Nagendra Sharma.
Nepal A to Z.
Kathmandu: Sahayogi Press, 1978.
2. Ralph Lilley Turner.
A Comparative and Etymological Dictionary of the Nepali Language.
London: K. Paul, Trench, Trubner, 1931.
1 khet = 1.3 ha
Rice Almanac 2002.
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