wígu [Gujarati]

In India, ? – 19th century,

Wígu, or Wíghu, less correctly, Wíga, or Víga, Guz. ( , no doubt a vernacular corruption of Bíghá) A land measure in Katiwar, the sixtieth part of a Santí, said to measure 160 yards by 10 : the Gujarathi Bíghá is equal to 284 2/9 square yards.

H. H. Wilson, 1855, page 557.

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