EnglishEdit

NounEdit

qantar (plural qantars)

  1. Alternative spelling of kantar

MalteseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic قِنْطار(qinṭār), from Classical Syriac ܩܢܛܝܢܪܐ(qanṭīnārā), from Ancient Greek κεντηνάριον (kentēnárion), from Latin centēnārium.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

qantar m (dual qantarejn, plural qnatar)

  1. a traditional unit of weight, still used e.g. in farming, equivalent to 100 ratal, that is officially 175 imperial pounds (79.38 kg), now widely metrified informally to mean 80 kilogrammes

See alsoEdit


TatarEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Arabic قِنْطَار(qinṭār).

NounEdit

qantar

  1. A unit of weight: 1 qantar = 2.5 pot = 40.951 kg (archaic)
  2. A unit of force: 1 qantar = 401.5949 N (newton) (archaic)

DeclensionEdit