from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A traditional Chinese measure of distance, today standardized at 500 meters (547 yards).
- abbr. link (measurement)
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A traditional Chinese unit of distance, now standardized to 500 metres.
- n. A traditional Chinese unit of weight, equal to one-thousandth of a liang, or fifty milligrams.
- n. A meaningful ceremony or ritual; etiquette, behaviour.
- n. An ancient Chinese cauldron having three hollow legs.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A Chinese measure of distance, being a little more than one third of a mile.
- n. A Chinese copper coin; a cash. See Cash.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A Chinese weight, equal to the one thousandth part of a liang or ounce.
- n. A Chinese mile, equal to rather more than one third of an English mile, 27⅘ li being equal to 10 miles.
- n. The chemical symbol of lithium.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a soft silver-white univalent element of the alkali metal group; the lightest metal known; occurs in several minerals
- n. Chinese distance measure; approximately 0.5 kilometers
- adj. being one more than fifty
Chinese (Mandarin) lǐ.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Mandarin 里 (lǐ). (Wiktionary)
From Mandarin 市厘 (lí). (Wiktionary)
From Mandarin 禮 (lǐ). (Wiktionary)
From Mandarin 鬲 (lì). (Wiktionary)