1 Zhang is equal to 3.333 meters now, Zhang in different times of the height is not the same, in the Shang dynasty, 1 Zhang today 1.695 m, according to this scale, about one meter high, it is called“Husband”; Zhou dynasty, it is now 2.31 m Qin Shi, one zhang is about 2.31m; During the Han Dynasty, a zhang was about 2.135-2.375m; Tang Dynasty, one zhang is now 3.07m.
The length of one meter is about equal to 3.33 meters long. Although “Zhang” and “meter” are both units of measurement for length, the difference between the two is that “meter” is an internationally used unit of length, while “Zhang” is The municipal unit in my country is a unit of measurement for measuring length handed down from ancient my country.
In addition to the “zhang”, the traditional length units in our country are more common, namely, “inch” and “ruler”. Although the 3 length units of “inch”, “ruler” and “zhang” are all handed down from ancient times, the length of their expression has long been very different from that of ancient times. Nowadays, the conversion of three units of length is ten inches to one foot and ten feet to ten feet. They are decimal systems, while in ancient times they were hexadecimal systems. The conversion relationship between Zhang, Chi and Cun is: 1 Zhang = 10 Chi, 1 Chi = 10 Cun. We know that 1 meter is 3 feet, and the inverse calculation shows that the length of 1 foot is 1 meter divided by 3 is about 0.333 meters, so 1 meter is 3.33 meters.
Zhang is an ancient honorific title for older men, such as: Zhang Renxing (father; elder); Mother in law (mother-in-law, mother-in-law, mother-in-law); Zhang Zhang; Father; My father-in-law.