Traditional vs Zhang - What's the difference?

traditional | zhang |


As an adjective traditional

is of or pertaining to tradition; derived from tradition; communicated from ancestors to descendants by word only; transmitted from age to age without writing; as, traditional opinions; traditional customs; traditional expositions of the scriptures.

As a noun zhang is

a traditional chinese unit of length, 10 chinese feet or 1/150 chinese mile.

traditional

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Of or pertaining to tradition; derived from tradition; communicated from ancestors to descendants by word only; transmitted from age to age without writing; as, traditional opinions; traditional customs; traditional expositions of the Scriptures.
  • I think her traditional values are antiquated .
  • Observant of tradition; attached to old customs; old-fashioned.
  • In lieu of the name of the composer of a piece of music, whose real name is lost in the mists of time.
  • Antonyms

    * nontraditional, non-traditional * untraditional

    Derived terms

    * traditionally

    zhang

    English

    Noun

    (en-noun)
  • A traditional Chinese unit of length, 10 Chinese feet or 1/150 Chinese mile.
  • Usage note

    The exact length of a zhang depends upon the jurisdiction, with mainland China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong all employing differently standardized values of the Chinese foot. See .