bränntunna [Swedish]

In Sweden, 16th – 18th centuries, a unit of capacity used for cereals intended for production of aquavit.

Before 1794:

    grain = ¹⁄₅ tunna, about 29 liters.

    rye = ⁴⁄₅ tunna, about 117 L.

Between 1794 and 1798:

    malt = ¼ tunna, about 41 L.

    rye = 1 tunna, about 165 L.

After 1798:

    grain = ¼ tunna, about 41 L.

    rye = 1 tunna, about 165 L.

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