tĕlĕmpap [Malay]

tĕlĕmpap. Laying the hand flat on anything; a hand's breadth; a hand's breadth used as a standard of measurement. Also pĕlĕmpap.

In Johor, pĕlĕmpap is used of a hand's breadth exclusive of the thumb.

Wilkinson, 1901, page 178.

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