Shaku


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Shaku

A unit of length in Japan equivalent to approximately one foot.
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Five accused have been identified as -- Shaku, Nanhey, Zahid, Ausaf and Zuber.
Energy chief officer Shaku Kulamo on Wednesday said the county has set aside Sh20 million to establish a fire station in six months.
It is about 14 or 15 shaku (one shaku, 0.3030 meters) high.
(80) For the first time in America, Asian Buddhist teachers, like Anagarika Dharmapala and Soen Shaku, visited America and spoke to predominantly white audiences of European descent.
Shaku Teas, and relied on her to provide the sole information regarding Quinns medical records and pathology.
Dr Shaku, who was trained at Cambridge, Oxford and Edinburgh University medical schools, said the stroke is a global problem, but, very often, people only diagnose such rhythms when someone has already had a stroke.
Gisho Shaku Roshi no[phrase omitted] Tokyo: Daito shuppansha.
The court acquitted three suspects including Muhammad Hayat, Khizar Hayat alias Farooq, and Shafaqat alias Shaku due to lack of evidence.
At parties or business dinners members pour sake into each other's cups as a gesture of politeness and bonding called shaku. Sake is also poured in boxlike wooden cups made from hinoki or sugi wood called masu.
Shaku Zula also had a good fight with Midaawi before the former earned the third place by half length.
For example, a foot (0.3048 m) nearly equals a chi (0.3333 m) in China and a shaku (0.3030 m) in Japan, while a cubit (coudee, elle, cubitus) in ancient Sumer (0.5172 m) equals that of Egypt (0.5235-0.5240 m), Rome (0.4440 m) and hasta (dhanurgraha hasta (0.4800 m), sishu hasta (0.4260 m)) in India and its neighboring region.
Tenders are invited for Construction of Drain near Kamate, Mane, Satawar and Shaku Bhadaji~s home in ward No.