Eritrean units of measurement
Units during the first half of the 20th century
1 cubi = 0.32 m
1 emmet (1 derah) = 0.46 m.
Several units were used to measure mass. These units are vary from one province or city to another and these units are local units. One rotolo (pound) was equal to 0.448 g. Some other units are given below:
1 okia (ounce) = 1⁄16 rotolo
1 gisla = 163 kg.
- Washburn, E.W. (1926). International Critical Tables of Numerical Data, Physics, Chemistry and Technology. New York: McGraw-Hil Book Company, Inc. p. 6.
- Cardarelli, F. (2003). Encyclopaedia of Scientific Units, Weights and Measures. Their SI Equivalences and Origins. London: Springer. p. 131. ISBN 978-1-4471-1122-1.