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    chǐ     a Chinese foot / unit of length equal to 1/3 m / a foot

Grammar: Noun
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》)
Topic: Classical Chinese

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