The unit of land measure is the rai, which is equal to 400 square wah, and is subdivided into four equal ngan.
The unit of linear measure is the wall, which is subdivided into wah or sauk, a wah or kup, and into 9 1 6 wah or niew.
Twenty wah equal one sen and 400 sen equal one yote.
The length of the wah has been fixed at two metres.
KHARGA (WAH EL-KIIARGA, the outer oasis), the largest of the Egyptian oases, and hence frequently called the Great Oasis.
I ceased making the sound "wah-wah" only when I learned to spell the word.