zalè [Burmese]

In Burma, ? – 20th century, a unit of dry capacity, = 1⅛ imperial pint (approximately 0.6393 liters).  link to a chart showing relationships between Burmese units of dry capacity. Also romanized as sale and saleh.

United Nations, 1955.

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a salè, a measure of capacity equal to one-fourth part of a pyee ()

Robert C. Stevenson.
Judson's Burmese-English Dictionary. Revised and Enlarged.
Rangoon: Printed by the Superintendent, Government Printing, 1893.
Page 381.

 

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