In Denmark, a unit of liquid capacity, also called a velte. In Christiana, = ¹⁄₃₀ oksehoved = 4 kande = 8 potter = 32 paegel, about 7.728 liters (about 2.04 U.S. gallons). In Copenhagen, the viertel = ¹⁄₂₀ ohm = 2 stübchen = 3⅞ kande = 7 3/5 potter = 31 paegel, about 7.487 liters. The Christiana subdivisions and magnitude follow the legislation which made the ohm 160 potter, when in commerce it was 155.
In Norway, = 7½ potter, about 7.23 liters.
In Antwerp, 79.532 liters.
In Switzerland, from 1835 = 10 Immi = ¹⁄₁₀ Malter = 15 liters, about 1.70 U.S. peck. (See the Konkordat of 1835.)
Viertel was the German name; in French it was called a quarteron.
In Austria, a unit of dry capacity, about 15.4 liters (about 0.44 U.S. bushels).
In Germany, a unit of capacity, varying with location. Hamburg:
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