palla

For the Telugu unit of capacity, see palá.

1

[Hindi] In India, ? – 19th century, a unit of capacity

 

Pallá, H. () a bag used as a definite measure, especially for sugar.

H. H. Wilson, 1855, page 591.

2

[Marathi] In India, ? – 19th century, a unit of capacity and a unit of mass,

 

Pallá, Mar. ( ) A measure of capacity of thirty Payalis = 120 sers, the same as the Palá of Madras : a measure of weight of a like amount, or 120 sers, for groceries, betel-nuts, oil, &c. : also the bag or sack which holds a pallá of grain.

H. H. Wilson, 1855, page 392.

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