fjärding [Swedish]

In Sweden, various premetric units. The word literally means “fourth” or “quarter”.

1

A unit of dry capacity, short for spannfjärding, a fourth of a spann.

2

A unit of dry capacity, a fourth of a tunna, about 18.32 liters (about 16.64 U.S. dry quarts). link to a table showing relationships between premetric Swedish units of dry capacity

3

A unit of liquid capacity also used for salted products, a fourth of a tunna, about 31.404 liters. chart symbol

4

A unit of land area, short for fjärdingsland, a fourth of a spannland. chart symbol

5

A unit of distance, short for fjärdingsveg, a fourth of a mil. chart symbol

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