sa-pěnangkap [Malay]

Sa-pěnangkap: a measure of length; a cubit (hěsta) less the difference in length between the open outstretched hand and the closed fist.

Wilkinson, 1901, page 168.

A hěsta is about 18 inches, at least in recent times. We leave it to the reader to estimate the length of a sa-pěnangkap.

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