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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.]
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n, pl jiao
(Currencies) a unit of currency in the People's Republic of China equal to one-tenth of a Renminbi or Yuan
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|Noun||1.||jiao - 10 jiao equal 1 yuan in China|
Chinese monetary unit - the monetary unit in the People's Republic of China
fen - 100 fen equal 1 yuan in China
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