In Turkey, a unit of length, about 3.157 centimeters (about 1.24 inches). Also spelled parmak. In the mid-20th century, reported at about 4.17 centimeters (about 1.73 inches).
In the mid-20th century, the parmak (for buildings) was reported to be 3.1383 centimeters (1.24 inches). (UN, 1955)
By a law of 1881, = 10 centimeters.
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