The word also means “thread” or “silk.” a ten-thousandth of Previously romanized as szu¹ and ssu.
A “prefix” indicating one ten-thousandth of certain units, for example sīmǐ, 丝 米 = 1/10,000 of a meter = 1/10 millimeter. (No SI prefix represents 1/10,000.) In addition to mǐ, it may precede kè and shēng.
In China, ? – 20th century, certain traditional units.
In traditional measure, one hundred thousandth of a tael.
In the 20th century, in the shì zhì system, = 0.5 milligrams.
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