How many barleycorn in 1 chinese inch?
The answer is 3.921568627451.
We assume you are converting between barleycorn and chinese inch.
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barleycorn or chinese inch
The SI base unit for length is the metre.
1 metre is equal to 117.64705882353 barleycorn, or 30 chinese inch.
Note that rounding errors may occur, so always check the results.
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1 barleycorn to chinese inch = 0.255 chinese inch
5 barleycorn to chinese inch = 1.275 chinese inch
10 barleycorn to chinese inch = 2.55 chinese inch
20 barleycorn to chinese inch = 5.1 chinese inch
30 barleycorn to chinese inch = 7.65 chinese inch
40 barleycorn to chinese inch = 10.2 chinese inch
50 barleycorn to chinese inch = 12.75 chinese inch
75 barleycorn to chinese inch = 19.125 chinese inch
100 barleycorn to chinese inch = 25.5 chinese inch
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old unit of length equal to roughly one-third of an inch
The cun (Chinese: 寸; pinyin: cùn; Wade-Giles: ts'un) is a traditional Chinese unit of length. Its traditional measure is the width of a person's thumb at the knuckle, whereas the width of the two forefingers denotes 1.5 cun and the width of all fingers side-by-side is three cuns. In this sense it continues to be used to chart acupuncture points on the human body in various uses of traditional Chinese medicine.
The cun was part of a larger system, and represented one-tenth of a chi (Chinese foot). In time the lengths were standardized, and in Hong Kong, using the traditional standard, it measures ~3.715 cm (~1.463 in). In the twentieth century in the Republic of China, the lengths were standardized to fit with the metric system, and in current usage in China and Taiwan it measures 31⁄3 cm (~1.312 in).
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