Al-kurr


Dictionary term

Definition of "Al-kurr"

A measure for wheat employed in Iraq (tenth and eleventh centuries AD) equivalent to 720sa‘ or 12 wasqs. According to Hanafites, it is equivalent to 2348.28kg or 2420.64 litres, while according to other jurists it is equivalent to 1563.84 kg or 1978.56 litres.


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