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jiao

 (jyou) also chiao (chyou)
n. pl. jiao also chiao
See Table at currency.

[Chinese jiǎo, one tenth of a yuan, perhaps from Middle Chinese kja⋮wk, horn, corner; see gyoza.]

jiao

(dʒaʊ)
n, pl jiao
(Currencies) a unit of currency in the People's Republic of China equal to one-tenth of a Renminbi or Yuan
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.jiao - 10 jiao equal 1 yuan in China
Chinese monetary unit - the monetary unit in the People's Republic of China
kwai, yuan - the basic unit of money in China
fen - 100 fen equal 1 yuan in China
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