In Egypt, 20ᵗʰ century (UN 1966), a unit of area, = ¹⁄₂₄ qīrāṭ, approximately 7.293 square meters (approximately 8.722 square yards). Also romanized as sahme. Amery recorded the unit in the Sudan , in the 19ᵗʰ century.
H[arald] F[rançois] S[aphir] Amery.
English-Arabic Vocabulary for the Use of Officials of the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan, compiled in the Intelligence Department of the Egyptian Army.
Cairo: Al-Mokattam Printing Office, 1905.
In Austria and Hungary, 19ᵗʰ century, a unit of capacity used for charcoal, = 2 stuebich = 4 metzen, approximately 245.98 liters.
Doursther, page 475.
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