arshin

noun
ar·​shin
variants: or arshine or archin or archine \ ärˈshēn \
plural -s

Definition of arshin

: a Russian unit of length equal to 28 inches

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History and Etymology for arshin

Russian, of Turkic origin; akin to Turkish arşin, Kazan Tatar aršyn, Jagatai aršun

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“Arshin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/arshin. Accessed 16 Aug. 2022.

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