[Danish. Plural, fjerdinger] A Danish word meaning “quarter” or “fourth”, and as such currently used in, for example:
It was also formerly:
In Denmark, a unit of mass used for butter, = 2 ottinger = 28 kilograms.
[Norwegian] In Norway, a unit of dry capacity, = ¼ tønne = 2 skjepper = 36 potter, about 34.74 liters.
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