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Words: Units of measurement

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

Length

长度chángdùlength
宽度kuāndùwidth
高度gāodùheight
Metric
 Mainland China,
Hong Kong etc.
Taiwan 
km公里gōnglǐ公里gōnglǐkilometre
km千米qiānmǐ公里gōnglǐkilometre
m公尺gōngchǐmetre
dm分米fēnmǐ公寸gōngcùndecimetre
cm厘米límǐ公分gōngfēncentimetre
mm毫米háomǐ公厘gōnglímillimetre
Chinese (traditional)
500 mmile
33 ⅓ myǐn
3 ⅓ mzhàng
33 ⅓ cmchǐfoot
3 ⅓ cmcùninch
Imperial (english)
mi英里yīnglǐmile
ydyard
ft英尺yīngchǐfoot
in英寸yīncùninch


Area

面积miànjīarea
平方…píngfāng ...square ...
Metric
km2平方公里píngfāng gōnglǐsquare kilometre
ha公顷gōngqǐnghectare
a公亩gǒngmǔare
m2平方米píngfāng mǐsquare metre
cm2平方厘米píngfāng límǐsquare centimetre

Volume

体积tǐjīvolume
立方…lìfāng ...cubic ...
Metric
m3立方米lìfang mǐcubic metre
cm3立方厘米lìfang límǐcubic centimetre
l(gōng)shēnglitre
dl分升fēnshēngdecilitre
cl厘升líshēngcentilitre
ml毫升háoshēngmillilitre

Mass

重量zhòngliàngweight, mass
Metric
tdūntonne
kg公斤gōngjīnkilogram
kg千克qiānkèkilogram
ggram
mg毫克háokèmilligram
Chinese (traditional)
50 kgdànhundredweight
500 gjīnpound
50 gliǎngounce

Time


SI prefixes

1024Yyáo CN HKyotta-
1024Yyòu TWyotta-
1021ZCN HKzetta-
1021Zjiē TWzetta-
1018Eàiexa-
1015Ppāipeta-
1012Ttài CN HKtera-
1012Tzhào TWtera-
109Ggiga-
106Mzhào CN HKmega-
106M百万bǎiwàn TWmega-
104mawànmyria-
103kqiānkilo-
102hbǎihecto-
101dashídeca-
10-1dfēndeci-
10-2ccenti-
10-3mháomilli-
10-4momyrio-
10-6µwéimicro-
10-9nCN HKnano-
10-9nnài TWnano-
10-12ppico-
10-15ffēifemto-
10-18aāatto-
10-21zCN HKzepto-
10-21zjiè TWzepto-
10-24yyāo CN HKyocto-
10-24yyōu TWyocto-