The "Awqiyyah" or "uqiyya" (Arabic وقية) is the name for a historical unit of weight that varies between regions, as listed below.
Malta: ~26.46 g
The same unit, pronounced uqqa or okka in Turkish but written as in the Arabic, was used in the Ottoman Empire until the early 20th century. The standard Istanbul okka equaled 128.3 g.
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