kuping tael


ku·​ping tael
: the tael used for reckoning taxes and dues other than customs

Word History


Chinese (Pekingese) k'u4 p'ing2 treasury scale for silver (from k'u4 treasury + p'ing2 level, standard weight) + English tael

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“Kuping tael.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/kuping%20tael. Accessed 2 Mar. 2024.

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