See also parah and parra.
In Malaysia¹ and Singapore², 20th century, a unit of dry capacity, = 10 Imperial gallons (about 45.46 liters or 41.28 U.S. dry quarts). Also spelled parah and parrah. Perhaps also called a bandu in Singapore.
1. United Nations, 1966.
2. Technical Conversion Factors…, 1972, page 301.
Copyright © 2000 Sizes, Inc. All rights reserved.
Last revised: 9 October 2010.