chetverík [Russian. четверик]


In Russia, 15ᵗʰ – 20ᵗʰ centuries, a unit of dry capacity. Recorded in the 15ᵗʰ century in Novgorod the Great. From the 18ᵗʰ – early 20ᵗʰ centuries it was the chief unit of dry capacity in Russia, = ¹⁄₈th of a chetvert, approximately 26.24 liters (about 2.98 U.S. pecks). link to table showing relationships between Russian units of dry capacity. Also romanized as tchetverik.

United Nations, 1966.


In Russia, a unit of land area, about 7 square meters (about ¹⁄₆ acre).

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