navutu [Telugu]

In Andra Pradesh, India, ? – 19th century, a unit of dry capacity. The kunchamu is variously described as ¹⁄₁₆, 3¼, 8 or 16 seers. Taking the seer as a unit of capacity at around 1 liter, these values would make the navutu 62 milliliters, 3¼, 8 and 16 liters respectively.

Navutu, (?) Tel[ugu]. A measure of grain — 4 kunchams.

H. H. Wilson, 1855, page 590.

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