Monday, June 22, 2015

Japanese units of measurement for the property


畳 /jou/ means the size of the tatami, a traditional Japanese mat woven soft rush straw.
坪 just equals the area twice 間 /ken/, which equals 1 9/11 meters.
坪 /tsubo/ nearly equals 2 畳.
畳 equals ca 1.653 square meters.
坪 equals ca 3.306 square meters.

For example,
35 cm3 equals ca 21.17 畳, ca 10.59 坪.
50 cm3 equals ca 30.25 畳. ca 15.12 坪.
60 cm3 equals ca 36.3 畳, ca 18.15 坪.

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