[Chinese 碼 or 码, in pinyin mǎ] In Hong Kong, 20th century, a unit of length, approximately 0.89155 meters. Sometimes referred to as a Chinese yard.
United Nations, 1966.
[Tamil] In India, ? – 19th century,
Má, Tam. () One-twentieth : a land measure, the twentieth of a Veli, more correctly, Máú, q. v. It is also in general use as the representative of the S. mahá, great, especially in compounds.
H. H. Wilson, 1855, page 314.
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