Al-sa


Dictionary term

Definition of "Al-sa"

Lit: A cubic measure of varying magnitude. Tech: One sa‘ equals 8 ratls (in Hanafite school) or 5.33 ratls in other schools. In Hanafite school, it is equivalent to 3.2615 kg, whereas in other schools it is equivalent to 2.172 kg. For measuring liquids, it is equal to 3.362 litres accord- ing to Hanaf ites and 2.748 litres according to others.


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