8 in. length unit of Zhou dynasty

strokes 9
strokes after radical 6
近在咫尺 近在咫尺 jin4 zai4 zhi3 chi3
to be almost within reach; to be close at hand

咫尺 咫尺 zhi3 chi3
very close; very near

咫尺天涯 咫尺天涯 zhi3 chi3 tian1 ya2
so close, yet worlds apart (idiom)