Tael


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Tael

A unit of weight in Taiwan approximately equivalent to 37.5 grams. It is used primarily in the sale of bulk foodstuffs. An equivalent term is niu.
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However, as the money obtained from voluntary contributions was far short of the amount needed, the succeeding magistrate He Gangzhong consulted with local gentry and decided that, in addition to the 5,000 taels of silver lent by the government, a special duty was to be imposed in proportion to the land taxes upon local residents so as to raise the money for repairs.
"We sell around 200 taels of gold on a daily basis, which is nowhere near the peak of a few years ago," she said.
To cool down the local surging gold demand, the SBV allowed the Saigon Jewelry Company (SJC), who is entrusted by the SBV as the sole gold bar processor in Vietnam, to process 350,000 taels of Gold, equivalent to 13 tons, to fill in the local shortage of Gold supply.
Also, in Erelt, Kasik, Metslang, Rajandi, Ross, Saari, Tael, Vare 1993 : 145 is mentioned wholeness in connection with elative NPs.
Most Finnish -AhtA momentatives, for instance, are descriptive and Estonian -ata momentatives typically express onomatopoetic sounds of nature (Hakulinen, Vilkuna, Korhonen, Koivisto, Heinonen, Alho 2004 : 308; Erelt, Kasik, Metslang, Rajandi, Ross, Saari, Tael, Vare 1995 : 453-454).
According to certain phonological modifications grade alternation can be classified on the basis of its direction (strengthening/weakening), and type (quantity, length and quality alternation) (Erelt, Kasik, Metslang, Rajandi, Ross, Saari, Tael, Vare 1995 : 144-145; Erelt, Erelt, Ross 1997 : 173-174).
piastres = 72-5 francs; I assume '1 bar of silver' equalled a 1-ounce tael (see Havard, APF, V [1830]: 345).
Tenders are invited for Mohalla bazaar mufti va bagh gulabrai mei tael wali gali ke nikat mei mini nalkoop lagane ka karye
Also Estonian comprehensive grammar treats items such as ma tean and ma arvan as parenthetical items, without which the sentence would still be well-formed (Erelt, Kasik, Metslang, Rajandi, Ross, Saari, Tael, Vare 1993 : 103).
(25.) Chandu is the Malay term for opium which has been processed for smoking; the tahil (also liang or tael) is equal to 1.3 oz or 37.6 grand is divided into 100 hoon.
Estonia was represented by Ambassador to the European Union Kaja Tael at the Foreign Ministers' meeting.
Carletti quotes a price of 90 tael per picul, while Jan Huig van Linschoten indicates 140-145 Pesos de a ocho (approximately 100 tael) per picul for medium-quality and 150 to 170 Pesos for high-quality spun raw silk.