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In Persia and later Iran A map showing the location of Iran., ? – 20th century, various units of mass, most named for a specific locality (for example, man-i-Tabriz, the man of Tabriz):

man-i-Bandar-Abassi = 840 miskals approx. 3.897 kilograms. (UN, 1966)
man-i-Bushire = 9½ abassi = 760 miskals approx. 3.53 kg. (WAV)
man-i-Hashemi = 16 man-i-Noh Abassi approx. 53.44 kilograms. (UN, 1966)
man-i-kahneh = 10 ratels = 1000 miskals approx. 4.639 kilograms. (UN, 1966)
man-i-Maragha = 1,380 miskals approx. 6.40 kg (WAV)
man-i-Meshed = 665 miskals approx. 3.09 kg. (WAV)
man-i-Noh-Abassi = 9 abassi = 720 miskals approx. 3.340 kilograms. (UN, 1966)
man-i-Rey = 4 man i-Tabriz = 2560 miskals approx. 11.88 kilograms. (UN, 1966)
man-i-Shah = 2 man-i-Tabriz = 1280 miskals approx. 5.938 kilograms. (UN, 1966)
man-i-Shushr = 1,536 miskals approx. 7.13 kg. (WAV)
man-i-Tabriz = 1 batman = 8 abassi = 640 miskals approx. 2.969 kilograms. (UN, 1966)

Which may be more easily grasped as a chart. The dashes indicate where incompatible systems collide, the units having no convenient conversion factor.

         

man-i-Hasemi

           

man-i-Rey

         

man-i-Shah

2

9

   

man-i-Bandar-Abassi

 

man-i-Noh-Abassi

1 1/6

16

batman or man-i-Tabriz

1 1/8

2

4

18

abassi

8

9

10½

16

32

144

 

seer

5

40

45

52½

80

160

720

miskal

16

80

640

720

840

1280

2560

11520

       

 

 
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