ancient Arabic
units of mass

See also: Arabian units of mass.

artaba*

large batman

batman

1 1/3

9

large cheky or small batman

3

4

27

oka

2

6

8

54

menna

1 2/3

3 1/3

10

13 1/3

90

rotule or ratl

1 1/5

2

4

12

16

108

yusdroma

1 2/3

2

3 1/3

6 2/3

20

26 2/3

180

rotton or cheky

1 1/5

2

2 2/5

4

8

24

32

216

once

10

12

20

24

40

80

240

320

2160

drachm

10

100

120

200

240

400

800

2400

3200

21600

47.16
gr

471.6
gr

4716
gr

5659.14
gr

9431.9
gr

1.617
lb av

2.69
lb av

5.39
lb av

16.169
lb av

21.559
lb av

145.52
lb av

3.056
g

30.56
g

305.6
g

366.67
g

611.11
g

733.33
g

1.222
kg

2.44
kg

7.33
kg

9.78
kg

66
kg

*The mass of an artaba of water.

According to Doursther (1840), page 51.
           

once

 

 dirham or drachm

10

       

onolosat

4

40

     

danik

6

60

   

kirat

2

3

12

120

 

tassoudj

2

4

6

24

240

chabba

2

4

8

12

48

480

0.9825 gr

1.965 gr

3.930 gr

7.86 gr

11.79 gr

47.16 gr

471.6 gr

63.657 mg

127.5 mg

254.6 mg

509.2 mg

763.9 mg

3.056 g

30.56 g

 

 

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