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Definition of "jiao" []

  • See Table at currency. (noun)
  • A unit of currency in the People's Republic of China equal to one-tenth of a Renminbi or Yuan (noun)

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Use "jiao" in a sentence
  • "The gyoza in Chinese 'jiao zhi' or 'gao jee' were tiny as hell, but fried beautifully."
  • "P: The word jiao zi has a fascinating history where it has taken on different meanings throughout the centuries."
  • "The word jiao zi then began to be used as a general term for money."
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