What are weights?
Often in our speech there are such words, othe significance of which we can vaguely guess, however, full confidence in understanding is often absent. One of these riddles, which everyone has heard is the word "weights".
What are weights? In this case, we can recall several values.
- The most common understanding of this word is the Old Russian designation of a rural settlement, that is, speaking in modern language, a small village.
- Such a name - "weights" had representativesan ancient Balto-Finnish tribe, from which in the subsequent occurred Veps and Karelian people. The territory of their residence is the eastern Ladoga Lake up to Belozerye. Historians have been able to find reliable references to this tribe since the 10th century of our era.