daktylos [Greek, δάκτυλος]

1

In Classical times, a unit of length, the width of a finger. link to a chart showing relationships between ancient Greek units of length. Its value varied:

Attic 1.8 cm
Olympic 2.0 cm
Pergamene 2.1 cm
Aeginetan 2.1 cm

2

In modern Greece, two units of length,

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