fjärdingsveg [Swedish]

From fjärding, quarter, and väg, “distance”. Also called simply fjärding or fjärding vägs.

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In Sweden, 17ᵗʰ – 19ᵗʰ centuries, a unit of itinerant distance = ¼ mil (the gammal mil, the old Swedish mil) = 4500 alnar, about 2.672 1 kilometers. opens a new page containing a chart that shows relationships between this unit and other units in its system

2

In Sweden, 17ᵗʰ – 18ᵗʰ centuries, a unit of itinerant distance = ¼ rast, about 2.25 kilometers. See also fjärndel.

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