Malay units of measurement

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Mass[edit]

In measuring amount by mass, the common unit is kati, which is about 113 lb (604.79 g). A higher unit is pikul, which is 100 kati or 133.333 pounds (60.479 kg).

Volume[edit]

For other uses, see Gantang (disambiguation).

In measuring amount by volume, the common unit is gantang, which is equivalent to an Imperial gallon (4.55 L). A gantang can be divided into four chupak. Chupak can be further divided into four chentong, and two chentong makes up a leng.

Chentong is also normally used only in certain areas, and so eight leng makes up a chupak.

When used to measure unhusked rice, a gantang weights about 4 to 5 lb (1.8 to 2.3 kg).

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