Li

Noun

  • (Chinese philosophy) A meaningful ceremony or ritual; etiquette, behaviour.
  • A traditional Chinese unit of weight, equal to one-thousandth of a liang, or fifty milligrams.
  • The Chinese mile, a traditional unit of distance equal to 1500 chis or 150 zhangs, now standardized as a half-kilometer (500 meters).
  • An ancient Chinese cauldron having three hollow legs.

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