pottur [Icelandic]

In Iceland, a unit of capacity corresponding to the Danish pot, about 0.97 liters (1.02 U.S. liquid quarts). opens a new page containing a chart that shows relationships between this unit and other units in its system There are 32 pottar in a cubic fet.

pund of oil or fish oil was considered to constitute a pottur; 1½ pund of kerosene, and 2 pund of pure water.¹

1. Einar Gunnarsson.
Handbók fyrir Hvern Mann. Third edition, expanded.
Reykjavik: 1906.

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