European
units of count

                         

ring

                       

Gros

— 

               

gross Hundert

                 

Hundert

           

ol

3

           

Schock, skok

2

4

         

Zimmer

2

3

6

         

Stiege

2

3

4

5

6

12

 

gros Mandel

5

9

15

   

Mandel

4

8

16

gros Dutzend

Dutzend, dozen, dusin

5

10

12

20

Decher

2

4

6

8

10

12

24

(pieces)

10

12

13

15

16

20

40

60

80

100

120

144

240

 

240
Language Word Comment
Danish ring  
144
Language Word Comment
German Gros; grosses Dutzend Grosses Dutzend can also mean 13.
English gross  
Danish gros  
120
Language Word Comment
Norwegian stort hundre  
English long thousand  
     
     
100
Language Word Comment
German Hundert  
Danish hundrede  
Swedish hundra  
Dutch hundred  
80
Language Word Comment
     
     
Norwegian ol For herring
60
Language Word Comment
German Schock  
Danish skok  
Norwegian skokk  
Swedish skock  
Dutch schok  
English shock, threescore The existence of two different words reflects
 the island's contact with different cultures.
40
Language Word Comment
German Zimmer  
Danish timmer, tømmer, zimmer Used for hides and pelts.
English timber May have been applied only to pelts.
Norwegian simmer  
20
Language Word Comment
German Stiege  
Danish snees, snese  
Swedish snes, tjog  
English score  
French vingtaine  
15
Language Word Comment
German Mandel  
Danish    
Swedish    
English    
French    
12
Language Word Comment
German Dutzend  
Danish dusin  
tylvt Only for pieces of lumber.
Norwegian dusin  
tylft  
Swedish dussin, tolft  
English dozen  
French douzaine  
Dutch dozyn  
10
Language Word Comment
German Decher  
Danish degger, deger Used for skins and hides.
Swedish  
English diker  
French dizaine  
Dutch dozyn  
Norwegian deger, deker  

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