from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A Malayan measure used in stating heavy weights, as of cargoes.
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 The cate is equivalent to 1.8 English pounds; 87 pounds equal one quintal, 100 catés one pico, and 40 picos one koyan
The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898 — Volume 27 of 55 1636-37 Explorations by Early Navigators, Descriptions of the Islands and Their Peoples, Their History and Records of the Catholic Missions, as Related in Contemporaneous Books and Manuscripts, Showing the Political, Economic, Commercial and Religious Conditions of Those Islands from Their Earliest Relations with European Nations to the Close of the Nineteenth Century
This reader was a member of the priestly family or tribe of Nakatomi, who traced their descent back to Ameno-koyané, one of the principal advisers attached to the sun-goddess's grandchild when he first descended on earth.
The kulah or bamboo, containing very nearly a gallon, is the general standard of measure among the Rejangs: of these eight hundred make a koyan: the chupah is one quarter of a bamboo.
Aşklarını evlilikle taçlandıran ve yıllarca aynı yastığa baş koyan pek çok yıldız var.
Son periyotta iyice maça aðýrlýðýna koyan Yabancýlar karmasý karþýlaþmayý
Dün gece oynanan karþýlaþmada baþtan sona üstün bir oyun ortaya koyan Latin boksör, karþýlaþmayý hakem kararý ile galip bitirdi.
The regular tax or imposition to which the country is subject, for the use of the crown, is one koyan (about eight hundred gallons) of padi from each mukim, with a bag of rice, and about the value of one Spanish dollar and a half in money, from each proprietor of a house, to be delivered at the king's store in person, in return for which homage he never fails to receive nearly an equivalent in tobacco or some other article.