koku


koku
   a traditional Japanese unit of volume, equal to about 180.391 liters (39.68 British Imperial gallons or 6.37 cubic feet). The unit originated as an estimate of the amount of rice needed to feed a person for a year.

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  • Koku — (jap. 石), auch Kok, ist eine Volumeneinheit im japanischen Maßsystem Shakkanhō. Zunächst gab es unterschiedliche Einheiten je nach Zeit und Region, diese wurden jedoch im Jahr 1669 vereinheitlicht. Ein koku entspricht 180,39 Litern, 1000 Gō, 100… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Kokū — (虚空) or Koku is a honkyoku , a solo original piece of Japanese Buddhist origin for the shakuhachi, a bamboo flute. The title Kokū is often translated as empty sky .According to legend [http://www.komuso.com/pieces/Kok%FB (Dokyoku).html] , Kokū is …   Wikipedia

  • Koku — Koku,   alte japanische Volumeneinheit, 1 Koku = 100 Shō = 180,39 l …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Koku — Koku, japan. Körpermaß zu 100 Schoo, amtlich = 180,39 Lit., dient auch zur Größenbestimmung der Schiffe von dortiger Bauart = 0,0637 Registertonne …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Koku — Koku, japanisches Gewicht = 756,1 kg; als Flüssigkeitsmaß = 1,8148 hl …   Lexikon der gesamten Technik

  • Koku — The is a unit of volume in Japan, equal to ten cubic shaku . In this definition, 3.5937 koku equal one cubic metre, i.e. 1 koku is approximately 278.3 litres. The koku was originally defined as a quantity of rice, historically defined as enough… …   Wikipedia

  • Koku — El koku (石/石高, koku?) es una unidad de volumen utilizada antiguamente en Japón equivalente a diez shaku. En definición, 3,5937 koku equivalen a un metro cúbico y 1 koku también equivale aproximadamente 278,3 litros. El koku originalmente fue… …   Wikipedia Español

  • koku — is. 1) Nesnelerden yayılan küçücük zerrelerin burun zarı üzerindeki özel sinirlerde uyandırdığı duygu Odanın içini kızarmış bir ekmek kokusu doldurmuştu. S. F. Abasıyanık 2) Güzel kokmak için sürülen esans Koku sürünmek. 3) mec. Belirti, işaret… …   Çağatay Osmanlı Sözlük

  • KOKU — Infobox Radio Station name = KOKU airdate = 1980s frequency = 100.3 MHZ city = Hagåtña, Guam area = Guam | format = Top 40 Mainstream owner = Moy(lan) Communications erp = 100,000 watts branding = Hit Radio 100 slogan = Guam s #1 Hit Music… …   Wikipedia

  • Koku — Un koku (石) est une unité du Japon médiéval qui servait a définir la richesse d un fief. Elle représente la quantité de riz mangée par un japonais en un an : 180,39 litres de riz. On utilisait le koku comme unité de mesure de volume (par… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • koku — /koh kooh/; Japn. /kaw koo/, n., pl. koku. a Japanese unit of dry measure equivalent to 5.12 bushels (1.8 hectoliters). [ < Japn < MChin, equiv. to Chin hú measure] * * * …   Universalium


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