Also romanized as hindasa.
In Saudi Arabia, 20th century, two units:
United Nations, 1966.
In Sudan , 19th century, a unit of length “practically 2 feet 2 inches”, or 66.04 cm. Also called the pik Stambuli, that is, the pik of Istanbul.
H[arald] F[rançois] S[aphir] Amery.
English-Arabic Vocabulary for the Use of Officials of the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan, compiled in the Intelligence Department of the Egyptian Army.
Cairo: Al-Mokattam Printing Office, 1905.
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