cheki (plural chekis)
- (Turkish units of measurement) A unit of weight equal to 200 kg (441 lbs.).
- (historical units of measurement) A former Turkish unit of weight equal to 180 okas.
- (historical units of measurement) A former Turkish unit of weight equal to 100 dirhems (variously .15–.35 kg).
- 1819, Abraham Rees, The Cyclopaedia, Vol. XXX, s.v. "Rottolo":
- 1888, W.M.F. Petrie, Encyclopaedia Britannica, 9th ed., Vol. XXIV, s.v. "Weights and Measures":
- 1900, William B. Dick, Encyclopedia of Practical Receipts and Processes, p. 530:
- 6107. Turkish Weights. The Turkish Chequi is 11⅓ ounces avoirdupois... 1 Chequi = 100 Drachmas.
- plural of
- cheque (a note promising to pay money to a named person or entity)
This Swahili entry was created from the translations listed at cheque. It may be less reliable than other entries, and may be missing parts of speech or additional senses. Please also see cheki in the Swahili Wiktionary. This notice will be removed when the entry is checked. (more information) August 2009