bigha

noun bi·gha \ ˈbē-gə \
variants: or biggah \ˈbē-gə\

Definition of bigha

plural bigha or bighas or biggah or biggahs
:any of various Indian units of land area varying between ¹/₃ acre and 1 acre

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Origin and Etymology of bigha

Hindi bīghā, from Sanskrit vigraha division, from vigṛhṇāti he separates, divides, from vi apart + gṛhṇāti he seizes


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