liangPronunciation: (lyäng), [key]
—pl. liang, liangs.
a Chinese unit of weight, equal to 1/16
catty, and equivalent to about 11/3
ounce (37 grams). Also called tael, haikwan tael.
LiangPronunciation: (lyäng), [key]
—n. Wade-Giles, Pinyin.
one of two dynasties that ruled in China, a.d. 502–57, 907–23.
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