Date, time and numbers

Today we are accustomed, that the distance, capacity or weight is measured in decimal system. We use meter, liter, gram and their folds and fractions. When creating a family tree, we encounter in historical records, landowners and other documents, measures as palm, inch or fist. As you can see, the measures of things was human body. Even today, we can imagine ‘five inches‘ better than “13 centimeters”. Measures weren’t unified for a long time. The mile was hungarian, but also austrian. In the dicitonary, you will find detailed information about old measures, weights, number systems and dates.