liang

liang

[lyahng]
noun, plural liang, liangs.
a Chinese unit of weight, equal to 1/16 (0.0625) catty, and equivalent to about 1.33 ounces (38 grams).
Also called tael, haikwan tael.


Origin:
1820–30; < Chinese liǎng

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Liang

[lyahng]
noun Wade-Giles, Pinyin.
one of two dynasties that ruled in China, a.d. 502–57, 907–23.
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