وقية

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Etymology[edit]

Probably through Syriac from Ancient Greek οὐγγία ‎(oungía), from Latin uncia ‎(ounce, twelfth part), from unus ‎(one).

Noun[edit]

وِقِيَّة or وُقِيَّة ‎(wiqiyya or wuqiyyaf ‎(plural وِقِيَّات ‎(wiqiyyāt) or وُقِيَّات ‎(wuqiyyāt))

  1. awqiyyah (ounce), a unit of weight in Egypt: 37 grams (one twelfth ratl)
  2. a unit of weight in Aleppo: 320 grams
  3. a unit of weight in Beirut: 213.39 grams
  4. a unit of weight in Jerusalem: 240 grams
  5. a unit of weight in Malta: approximately 26.46 grams

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