duān [Chinese. 端]

In China, prior to the Qin dynasty, that is, before 220 bce, a cloth measure, usually 1.8 chi by 50 chi, or 1.6 by 60 chi.

Dynasty Size of
chi
duan
Shang 16 cm 28.8 cm × 8 m;
25.6 cm × 9.6 m
Warring States 23.1 cm 41.6 cm x 11.6 m;
37.0 cm x 13.9 m
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