Hin meaning

hĭn
A unit of liquid measure used by the ancient Hebrews, equal to about five liters.
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An ancient Hebrew unit of liquid measure, equal to about 112 gallons (5.7 liters)
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An ancient Hebrew unit of liquid measurement, approximately 0.48 litre.
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Origin of hin

  • Middle English from Medieval Latin from Greek from Hebrew hîn of Egyptian origin

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Middle English, from Latin hin, from Hebrew הִֽין, from Egyptian hnw (“jar, about half a liter”):

    From Wiktionary