Ratti

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Ratti seeds, used for measuring weights in India.

A ratti is a traditional Indian unit of mass measurement, and has now been standardized[citation needed] as 0.1215 gram. It was measured by ratti seed.

  • 1 tola = 12 masha or 11.664 gram
  • 1 tank = 4 mashas or 3.888 gram
  • 1 masha = 8 ratti or 0.972 gram
  • 1 Ratti (Sunari )Goldsmith = 121.5 mg
  • 1 Pakki Ratti ( for Astrological Gemstones ) = 1.5 x Sunari Ratti = 1.5 x 121.5 mg = 182.25 mg = 0.91 Carat

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1 Tola = 12 Masha 1 Masha = 8 Ratti Therefore, 1 tola = 12*8 Ratti or 96 Ratti 1 Tola = 11.664 gm therefore, 1 Ratti = 11.664/96 gm = 0.1215 gm = 121.5 mg and for Astrological Gemstones, One Pakki Ratti = 1.5 times Sunaari Ratti = 1.5 x 121.5 mg = 182.25 mg