Convert Milla (Old Spanish) to Vara (Old Portuguese)

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Old Spanish
Old Portuguese

This page features online conversion from milla to vara. These units belong to different measurement systems. The first one is from Old Spanish. The second one is from Old Portuguese.

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We only include several basic units here for you to convert historical units to contemporary ones. A more comprehensive list of metric units is available on the main length conversion page.
milla to kilometer (km)
milla to meter (m)
milla to centimeter (cm)
milla to millimeter (mm)
Units: kilometer (km)  / meter (m)  / centimeter (cm)  / millimeter (mm)
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The American System of Measures (US Customary Units)

We only include several basic units here for you to convert historical units to contemporary ones. A more comprehensive list of U.S. units is available on the main length conversion page.
milla to mile (mi)
milla to yard (yd)
milla to inch (in)
Units: mile (mi)  / yard (yd)  / foot (ft)  / inch (in)
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Ancient Egypt

It might be hard to imagine, but these units dates back to 3100 BC. Egyptian people used them 5000 years ago. These units are distant ancestors of US customary units used today.
milla to iteru (river measure)
milla to knet (rod of cord)
milla to nbiw (pole)
milla to meh niswt (royal cubit)
milla to meh nedjes (short cubit)
milla to remen
milla to djeser, bu
milla to pedj-aa (large span)
milla to pedj-sheser (small span)
milla to amem (fist)
milla to deret (hand)
milla to shesep (palm)
milla to djeba (finger)
Units: iteru (river measure)  / knet (rod of cord)  / nbiw (pole)  / meh niswt (royal cubit)  / meh nedjes (short cubit)  / remen  / djeser, bu  / pedj-aa (large span)  / pedj-sheser (small span)  / amem (fist)  / deret (hand)  / shesep (palm)  / djeba (finger)
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Ancient Greek

The values of Greek units varied according to location and epoch. Relative proportions though were generally the same. Greek measures were in general derived from measurement system of Ancient Egypt.
milla to schoinos (σχοινός)
milla to parasanges (παρασάγγες, league)
milla to dolichos (δόλιχος)
milla to milion (μίλιον)
milla to hippikon (ἱππικόν)
milla to diaulos (δίαυλος)
milla to στάδιον, stadion
milla to stadium olympic
milla to stadium attic
milla to stadium ptolemey
milla to plethron (πλέθρον)
milla to hamma (ἅμμα)
milla to dekapous (δεκάπους)
milla to akaina (ἄκαινα)
milla to kalamos (κάλαμος)
milla to orgyia (ὄργυια, fathom)
milla to diploun bēma (διπλοῦν βῆμα, double pace)
milla to haploun bēma (ἁπλοῦν βῆμα, single pace)
milla to pēchys (πῆχυς, elbow)
milla to pygōn (πυγών)
milla to pygmē (πυγμή, forearm)
milla to pous (πούς, foot)
milla to spithamē (σπιθαμή, span of all fingers)
milla to orthodōron (ὀρθόδωρον, wrist to the tip of meddle finger)
milla to lichas (λιχάς)
milla to hemipodion (ἡμιπόδιον)
milla to dichas (διχάς, midfoot)
milla to dōron (δῶρον)
milla to palaiste (παλαιστή, palm)
milla to kondylos (κόνδυλος, two fingers)
milla to daktylos (δάκτυλος, finger)
Units: schoinos (σχοινός)  / parasanges (παρασάγγες, league)  / dolichos (δόλιχος)  / milion (μίλιον)  / hippikon (ἱππικόν)  / diaulos (δίαυλος)  / στάδιον, stadion  / stadium olympic  / stadium attic  / stadium ptolemey  / plethron (πλέθρον)  / hamma (ἅμμα)  / dekapous (δεκάπους)  / akaina (ἄκαινα)  / kalamos (κάλαμος)  / orgyia (ὄργυια, fathom)  / diploun bēma (διπλοῦν βῆμα, double pace)  / haploun bēma (ἁπλοῦν βῆμα, single pace)  / pēchys (πῆχυς, elbow)  / pygōn (πυγών)  / pygmē (πυγμή, forearm)  / pous (πούς, foot)  / spithamē (σπιθαμή, span of all fingers)  / orthodōron (ὀρθόδωρον, wrist to the tip of meddle finger)  / lichas (λιχάς)  / hemipodion (ἡμιπόδιον)  / dichas (διχάς, midfoot)  / dōron (δῶρον)  / palaiste (παλαιστή, palm)  / kondylos (κόνδυλος, two fingers)  / daktylos (δάκτυλος, finger)
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Ancient Roman

Roman length units were very well defined. The value of the base unit pes (foot) was discovered by John Greaves in 1639 after he made a lot of measurements in the ruins of Rome. Since then we know that the value of one pes was between 0.967 and 0.986 English feet. An accepted modern value is 296 mm. For most Roman units below we give an English equivalent in parentheses.
milla to schœnus (rush rope)
milla to leuga (league)
milla to mille passus (mile)
milla to stadium (stade, furlong)
milla to actus
milla to decempeda
milla to pertica (perch)
milla to passus (pace)
milla to pes sestertius
milla to gradus (step)
milla to cubitus (cubit)
milla to palmipes
milla to pes (foot)
milla to palmus major (palm length)
milla to palmus (palm width)
milla to uncia (inch)
milla to pollex (thumb)
milla to digitus (finger)
Units: schœnus (rush rope)  / leuga (league)  / mille passus (mile)  / stadium (stade, furlong)  / actus  / decempeda  / pertica (perch)  / passus (pace)  / pes sestertius  / gradus (step)  / cubitus (cubit)  / palmipes  / pes (foot)  / palmus major (palm length)  / palmus (palm width)  / uncia (inch)  / pollex (thumb)  / digitus (finger)
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milla to cubit
milla to span
milla to handbreadth
milla to etzbah
Units: cubit  / span  / handbreadth  / etzbah
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Old Spanish

In various provinces of Spain diferent variations of units were used. The conversions below use Castilian system. Although most of these units are now obsolete, some can still be used today in the countries of Latin America.
milla to legua de por grado (league of the degree)
milla to legua marina (nautical)
milla to legua
milla to milla marina (nautical)
milla to milla
milla to cuerda of Valencia
milla to cuerda
milla to estadal
milla to braza
milla to paso
milla to vara
milla to codo de ribera
milla to codo
milla to pie
milla to palmo
milla to coto
milla to pulgada
milla to linea
milla to punto
Units: legua de por grado (league of the degree)  / legua marina (nautical)  / legua  / milla marina (nautical)  / milla  / cuerda of Valencia  / cuerda  / estadal  / braza  / paso  / vara  / codo de ribera  / codo  / pie  / palmo  / coto  / pulgada  / linea  / punto
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Old Portuguese

These units were used in Portugal, Brazil and other countries of the Portuguese Empire until the adoption of the metric system in 19th century.
milla to braça
milla to toesa
milla to passo geométrico
milla to vara
milla to côvado
milla to pé
milla to palmo de craveira
milla to polegada
milla to linha
milla to ponto
Units: braça  / toesa  / passo geométrico  / vara  / côvado  /  / palmo de craveira  / polegada  / linha  / ponto
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Old French

There were many local variations; the following are Quebec and Paris definitions
milla to lieue commune
milla to lieue marine
milla to lieue de post
milla to lieue metrique
milla to arpent
milla to perche
milla to toise
milla to pied [foot]
milla to pouce [inch]
milla to ligne
Units: lieue commune  / lieue marine  / lieue de post  / lieue metrique  / arpent  / perche  / toise  / pied [foot]  / pouce [inch]  / ligne
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Old Russian

milla to mile
milla to verst
milla to mezhevaya verst
milla to kosaya sazhen
milla to sazhen
milla to makhovaya sazhen
milla to arshin
milla to ell
milla to foot
milla to pyad
milla to vershok
milla to inch
milla to line
Units: mile  / verst  / mezhevaya verst  / kosaya sazhen  / sazhen  / makhovaya sazhen  / arshin  / ell  / foot  / pyad  / vershok  / inch  / line
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Old German (Prussian)

These units were used before adoption of metric system in 1872.
milla to meile
milla to ruthe
milla to elle
milla to fuss
milla to zoll
milla to linie
Units: meile  / ruthe  / elle  / fuss  / zoll  / linie
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Old Austrian

These units were used before adoption of metric system in 1871.
milla to meile
milla to ruthe
milla to klafner
milla to fuss
milla to zoll
milla to linie
milla to punkt
Units: meile  / ruthe  / klafner  / fuss  / zoll  / linie  / punkt
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Old Swedish

Common measurement system was introduced in Sweden by law in 1665. Since then the system was slightly altered twice: in 1735 and 1855. Sweden switched to metric system in 1889.
milla to nymil (new mile, used since 1889 till now)
milla to mil (mile)
milla to fjärdingsväg
milla to rev before 1855
milla to rev after 1855
milla to stång
milla to famn (fanthom)
milla to aln (forealrm)
milla to fot (foot)
milla to kvarter
milla to tvärhand (hand)
milla to tum (thumb or inch) before 1855
milla to tum (thumb or inch) after 1855
milla to linje (line) before 1855
milla to linje (line) after 1855
Units: nymil (new mile, used since 1889 till now)  / mil (mile)  / fjärdingsväg  / rev before 1855  / rev after 1855  / stång  / famn (fanthom)  / aln (forealrm)  / fot (foot)  / kvarter  / tvärhand (hand)  / tum (thumb or inch) before 1855  / tum (thumb or inch) after 1855  / linje (line) before 1855  / linje (line) after 1855

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