In Korea, a unit of mass, since 1905 = 600 grams. Also romanized as geun, kon, keun, and sometimes called a catty. Some earlier magnitudes:
Compounding this complication is that the value of a geun can change according to what is weighed. When weighing meat, 600 grams is a geun, while 400 grams can be a geun for fruits and 375 grams a geun for vegetables.
Invest Korea Journal, March-April 2007.
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