Convert Polegada (Old Portuguese) to Verst (Old Russian)

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Old Portuguese
Old Russian

This page features online conversion from polegada to verst. These units belong to different measurement systems. The first one is from Old Portuguese. The second one is from Old Russian.

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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.
polegada to kilometer (km)
polegada to meter (m)
polegada to centimeter (cm)
polegada 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.
polegada to mile (mi)
polegada to yard (yd)
polegada 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.
polegada to iteru (river measure)
polegada to knet (rod of cord)
polegada to nbiw (pole)
polegada to meh niswt (royal cubit)
polegada to meh nedjes (short cubit)
polegada to remen
polegada to djeser, bu
polegada to pedj-aa (large span)
polegada to pedj-sheser (small span)
polegada to amem (fist)
polegada to deret (hand)
polegada to shesep (palm)
polegada 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.
polegada to schoinos (σχοινός)
polegada to parasanges (παρασάγγες, league)
polegada to dolichos (δόλιχος)
polegada to milion (μίλιον)
polegada to hippikon (ἱππικόν)
polegada to diaulos (δίαυλος)
polegada to στάδιον, stadion
polegada to stadium olympic
polegada to stadium attic
polegada to stadium ptolemey
polegada to plethron (πλέθρον)
polegada to hamma (ἅμμα)
polegada to dekapous (δεκάπους)
polegada to akaina (ἄκαινα)
polegada to kalamos (κάλαμος)
polegada to orgyia (ὄργυια, fathom)
polegada to diploun bēma (διπλοῦν βῆμα, double pace)
polegada to haploun bēma (ἁπλοῦν βῆμα, single pace)
polegada to pēchys (πῆχυς, elbow)
polegada to pygōn (πυγών)
polegada to pygmē (πυγμή, forearm)
polegada to pous (πούς, foot)
polegada to spithamē (σπιθαμή, span of all fingers)
polegada to orthodōron (ὀρθόδωρον, wrist to the tip of meddle finger)
polegada to lichas (λιχάς)
polegada to hemipodion (ἡμιπόδιον)
polegada to dichas (διχάς, midfoot)
polegada to dōron (δῶρον)
polegada to palaiste (παλαιστή, palm)
polegada to kondylos (κόνδυλος, two fingers)
polegada 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.
polegada to schœnus (rush rope)
polegada to leuga (league)
polegada to mille passus (mile)
polegada to stadium (stade, furlong)
polegada to actus
polegada to decempeda
polegada to pertica (perch)
polegada to passus (pace)
polegada to pes sestertius
polegada to gradus (step)
polegada to cubitus (cubit)
polegada to palmipes
polegada to pes (foot)
polegada to palmus major (palm length)
polegada to palmus (palm width)
polegada to uncia (inch)
polegada to pollex (thumb)
polegada 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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polegada to cubit
polegada to span
polegada to handbreadth
polegada 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.
polegada to legua de por grado (league of the degree)
polegada to legua marina (nautical)
polegada to legua
polegada to milla marina (nautical)
polegada to milla
polegada to cuerda of Valencia
polegada to cuerda
polegada to estadal
polegada to braza
polegada to paso
polegada to vara
polegada to codo de ribera
polegada to codo
polegada to pie
polegada to palmo
polegada to coto
polegada to pulgada
polegada to linea
polegada 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.
polegada to braça
polegada to toesa
polegada to passo geométrico
polegada to vara
polegada to côvado
polegada to pé
polegada to palmo de craveira
polegada to polegada
polegada to linha
polegada 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
polegada to lieue commune
polegada to lieue marine
polegada to lieue de post
polegada to lieue metrique
polegada to arpent
polegada to perche
polegada to toise
polegada to pied [foot]
polegada to pouce [inch]
polegada 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

polegada to mile
polegada to verst
polegada to mezhevaya verst
polegada to kosaya sazhen
polegada to sazhen
polegada to makhovaya sazhen
polegada to arshin
polegada to ell
polegada to foot
polegada to pyad
polegada to vershok
polegada to inch
polegada 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.
polegada to meile
polegada to ruthe
polegada to elle
polegada to fuss
polegada to zoll
polegada 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.
polegada to meile
polegada to ruthe
polegada to klafner
polegada to fuss
polegada to zoll
polegada to linie
polegada 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.
polegada to nymil (new mile, used since 1889 till now)
polegada to mil (mile)
polegada to fjärdingsväg
polegada to rev before 1855
polegada to rev after 1855
polegada to stång
polegada to famn (fanthom)
polegada to aln (forealrm)
polegada to fot (foot)
polegada to kvarter
polegada to tvärhand (hand)
polegada to tum (thumb or inch) before 1855
polegada to tum (thumb or inch) after 1855
polegada to linje (line) before 1855
polegada 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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