Chinese Notes
Chinese Notes


  1. chǐ measure word a Chinese foot / unit of length equal to 1/3 m / a foot
    Domain: Modern Chinese 现代汉语 , Subdomain: Quantity 数量
    Notes: There are 10 寸 in one 尺 in the Chinese Market System of Weights and Measures (Unihan '尺')
  2. chǐ noun a ruler / a tape-measure
    Domain: Measurement and Control 测控
  3. chǐ noun a musical note on the traditional Chinese scale
    Domain: Music 音乐
  4. chǐ noun one of the three acupoints for measuring pulse
    Domain: Chinese Medicine 中医
  5. chǐ noun a Chinese foot / unit of length equal to 1/3 m / a foot
    Domain: Classical Chinese 古文
    Notes: The noun is used in literary Chinese in a similar way to the modern measure word; 尺:十寸也。'Chǐ: ten inches.' (Shuo Wen Jie Zi, Scroll 9 《說文解字‧卷九》)

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History of Song 《宋史》 卷七十六 志第二十九 律曆九 Volume 76 Treatises 29: Measures and Calendar 9 152
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Book of Later Han 《後漢書》 第一 律曆上 律準 候氣 Volume 91: Rhythm and the Calendar Part One 72
Old Book of Tang 《舊唐書》 卷三十五 志第十五: 天文上 Volume 35 Treatises 15: Astronomy 1 72
Book of Southern Qi 《南齊書》 卷十三 志第五 天文下 Volume 13 Treatises 5: Astronomy 1 62
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