w serz

English translation: its width is half of its length (w szerz)

23:48 Feb 11, 2020
Polish to English translations [PRO]
Social Sciences - History
Polish term or phrase: w serz
Havng trouble with the following sentence in an 18th century history book. This particular section offers a brief description of the island of Malta:

Malta ma w zdłuż na mil 20. w serz połową długości swoiey mnieysza, na około zaś do 60. mil liczy.

Any help would be appreciated as I'm struggling to make an sense out of the first part of the sentence.
John McCarthy
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English translation:its width is half of its length (w szerz)
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Darius Saczuk
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4 +2its width is half of its length (w szerz)
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its width is half of its length (w szerz)


Darius Saczuk
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agree  Frank Szmulowicz, Ph. D.: its width is less than half of its length
1 hr
  -> OK. Thank you, Frank.

agree  TranslateWithMe: without "less"
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  -> Thanks, TranslateWithMe.
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