tahil

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In Brunei, Hong Kong, Malaysia, Singapore, Sabah, and Sarawak, 20th century, a unit of mass = 1¹⁄₃ ounces avoirdupois (approximately 37.8 grams). link to a table showing relationships between units of mass in the Straits Settlements Compare tael.

United Nations, 1966.

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[Malay] tahil. A measure of weight; a tael; a sixteenth part of a kati, or, approximately, 1¹⁄₃ oz.

Wilkinson, 1901, page 156.

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