In Sweden, various premetric units. The word literally means “fourth” or “quarter”.
A unit of dry capacity, short for spannfjärding, a fourth of a spann.
A unit of dry capacity, a fourth of a tunna, about 18.32 liters (about 16.64 U.S. dry quarts).
A unit of liquid capacity also used for salted products, a fourth of a tunna, about 31.404 liters.
A unit of land area, short for fjärdingsland, a fourth of a spannland.
A unit of distance, short for fjärdingsveg, a fourth of a mil.
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