Also romanized as ugiya.
In Libya, 20ᵗʰ century, a unit of mass, approximately 30.672 grams for silver and silk, and approximately 32.05 grams for drugs and ordinary objects.
A unit with the same magnitude, but used for ostrich feathers, is called a ukie.
United Nations, 1966.
In Sudan , 19ᵗʰ century, two units, both = 12 dirhims:
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.
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