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Words: Units of measurement

  1. Length
  2. Area
  3. Volume
  4. Mass
  5. Time
  6. SI prefixes

Length

長度chè̲ung.do̲ulength
寬度fūn.do̲uwidth
高度gōu.do̲uheight
Metric
km公里gūng.lé̲ikilometre
km千米chīn.má̲ikilometre
mmá̲imetre
dm分米fān.má̲idecimetre
cm釐米lè̲i.má̲icentimetre
mm毫米hò̲u.má̲imillimetre
Chinese (traditional)
500 mlé̲imile
33 ⅓ myá̲n
3 ⅓ mje̲ung
33 ⅓ cmchekfoot
3 ⅓ cmchyuninch
Imperial (english)
mi英里yīng.lé̲imile
ydmá̲yard
ft英尺yīng.chekfoot
in英寸yīng.chyuninch


Area

面積mi̲n.jīkarea
平方…pì̲ng.fōng ...square ...
Metric
km2平方公里pì̲ng.fōng gūng.lé̲isquare kilometre
ha公頃gūng.kínghectare
a公畝gūng.má̲uare
m2平方米pì̲ng.fōng má̲isquare metre
cm2平方釐米pì̲ng.fōng lè̲i.má̲isquare centimetre

Volume

體積tái.jīkvolume
立方…la̲ap.fōng ...cubic ...
Metric
m3立方米la̲ap.fōng má̲icubic metre
cm3立方釐米la̲ap.fōng lè̲i.má̲icubic centimetre
l(gūng.)sīnglitre
dl分升fān.sīngdecilitre
cl釐升lè̲i.sīngcentilitre
ml毫升hò̲u.sīngmillilitre

Mass

重量chú̲ng.le̲ungweight, mass
Metric
tdēuntonne
kg公斤gūng.gānkilogram
kg千克chīn.hākkilogram
ghākgram
mg毫克hò̲u.hākmilligram
Chinese (traditional)
50 kgdaanhundredweight
500 ghākpound
50 glé̲ungounce

Time


SI prefixes

1024Yyì̲uyotta-
1021Zja̲akzetta-
1018Enga̲aiexa-
1015Ppaakpeta-
1012Ttaaitera-
109Ggātgiga-
106Msi̲umega-
104mama̲anmyria-
103kchīnkilo-
102hbaakhecto-
101dasa̲pdeca-
10-1dfāndeci-
10-2clè̲icenti-
10-3mhò̲umilli-
10-4momyrio-
10-6µmè̲imicro-
10-9nna̲apnano-
10-12ppè̲ipico-
10-15ffēifemto-
10-18aaatto-
10-21zzākzepto-
10-24yyīuyocto-