Kabul
units of mass in the 19th century

                   

khurwar

               

mun-i-khanee

10

               

seer

8

80

           

mun-i-Tabreez

1.6

12.8

128

           

charuk

4

32

320

         

powee

4

10

16

128

1280

     

khoord

4

16

40

64

512

5120

     

miscal

20

80

320

800

1280

10,240

102,400

   

shahee

4

80

360

1440

3600

5760

46,080

460,800

 

nokhoad

6

24

480

1920

7680

19,200

30,720

245,760

2,457,600

according to
Furdoonjee, 1839

192
mg

767
mg

4.6
g

92.01
g

368.06
g

1.47
kg

3.68
kg

5.89
kg

47.11
kg

471.1
kg

Nowrozjee Furdoonjee.
Report on the Weights, Measures, and Coins of Cabool and Bokhara.
in Reports and Papers, Political, Geographical, & Commercial, submitted to Government, by Sir Alexander Burnes, Bo. N. I.; Lieutenant Leech. Bo. E; Doctor Lord, Bo. M. S. ; and Lieutenant Wood, I. N.; employed on missions in the years 1835-36-37, in Scinde, Afghanistan, and Adjacent Countries.
Printed by Order of Government.
Calcutta: G. H. Hutmann, Bengal Military Orphan Press, 1839.

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