Originally a measure of rice equal to one thousand masu,or about 380 kilograms;for sake,a measure equal to one hundred isshobin,or about 180 liters.

Feudal currency equal to about a bushel of rice. Also used to value parcels of land.

A bale of rice. The traditional measure of a han's wealth, a measure of its agricultural land productivity.

Unit of cubic measure equivalent to ten to or one hundred shô.

A gold coin worth five bu. equal to amount of rice needed to feed one person for a year

A measurement of 180.39 ml. A size of glassware.

Measure of rice sufficient to feed one man for one year, approximately 5 bushels; a measure of wealth; term can refer to actual rice or the equivalent value in goods or money.

A Japanese unit of capacity equal to ten cubic shaku, used for vessels; equivalent to approximately 9.8 cubic feet (0.278 cubic metres).

enough rice to feed one person for a year (approx. 180 L, 5 bushels, or 10 cubic feet). The coin of that value (on average harvest years) is a ryo. One koku's worth, or ryo, is equivalent to 5 bu.

A measure of rice (and wealth). One koku was the amount of rice required to support one person for one year. All fiefs are measured in koku.

(çŸ³) - an amount of rice equal to the amount one man eats in a year; used in feudal times as a measurement of income and of wealth.

A is a unit of volume in Japan, equal to ten cubic shaku. In this definition, 3.5937 koku equal one cubic metre, or 1 koku is approximately 278.3 litres. The koku was originally defined as quantity of rice, historically defined as enough rice to feed one person for one year (one masu is enough rice to feed a person for one day).