kwai

In Burma, ? – 20th century (UN 1955), a unit of liquid capacity, = 8 byee, approximately 4.040 liters. link to a chart showing relationships between Burmese units of liquid capacity.

Simmonds (1892, page 467), says the kwai is 2 imperial pecks; Ireland gives “9 hkwai” to the [imperial] bushel.

Alleyne Ireland.
The Province of Burma. A Report Prepared on Behalf of the University of Chicago.
Cambridge (MA): Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1907.

Page 842.

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