keddah [Arabic]

In Egypt, a unit of dry capacity, 20th century = 2.0625 liters (about 1.87 U.S. dry quarts). chart symbol In the 19th century, about 1.9112 liters. Also romanized as kedah, qadah and qadaḥ.

The nisf keddah is half the size, 1.031 liters.

Socrates Spiro Bey.
An English-Arabic Vocabulary of the Modern and Colloquial Arabic of Egypt. 3rd edition.
Cairo: Elias’ Modern Press, 1929.

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