Vierling [German]

The name combines “vier” (four) with the diminutive suffix “-ling;”

1

In Württemberg, a measure of capacity for grain, = ¼ Simri = 8 Ecklein, about 5.53 liters.

2

In Switzerland, 1835 – ~ 1878, a unit of dry capacity, = ¼ Viertel = 3.75 liters. See the Konkordat of 1835.

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