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A mithqaal is an Indian weight containing 4 maashas and 3½ rata'ii (مثقال)[citation needed]

It is equivalent to 4.25 grams when measuring gold,[1] or 4.5 grams when measuring commodities.[2] It may be less or more than this.[3]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Assessing the Nisaab of bank notes". IslamWeb. 2007. Retrieved 2007-03-09. 
  2. ^ "M". Economic Glossary. Retrieved 2007-03-09. 
  3. ^ "Glossary". The Clear Path. 2005. Archived from the original on 2007-09-28. Retrieved 2007-03-09. [dead link]