klam [Thai. กลำ่]

In Thailand, at least as early as the 17th century – 20th century, a unit of mass, in the 20th century about 234.3 milligrams. chart symbol

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1

Le clam aussi n'est pas une monnoye, mais il est censé peser douze grains de ris. Voilà ce que l'on m'a dit, & sur ce pié làle tical peseroit 768.grains de ris entier. Ce que je n'ay point éprouvé.

The klam also is not a monetary unit, rather it is supposed to be the weight of 12 grains of whole rice. This is what I was told, and on this basis the tical should weigh 768 grains of whole rice. In this matter I have no personal experience.

[Simon] de La Loubère.
Du Royaume de Siam. Tome Second.
Amsterdam: Abraham Wolfgang, 1691.
Page 49.

2

Klẵm... Weight of a wild pea.

D. J. B. Pallegoix.
J. L. Vey, revisor.
Siamese French English Dictionary.
Bangkok: Printing-Office of the Catholic Mission, 1896.
Page 394.

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