chiao

[ jyou ]
/ dʒyaʊ /
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noun, plural chiao. Wade-Giles.


Nearby words

  1. chiang mai,
  2. chiangling,
  3. chianina,
  4. chianti,
  5. chiantishire,
  6. chiaochou,
  7. chiapas,
  8. chiari's syndrome,
  9. chiaroscuro,
  10. chiasm

jiao

or chiao

[ jyou ]
/ dʒyaʊ /

noun, plural jiao.

a copper-zinc coin and monetary unit of the People's Republic of China, the 10th part of a yuan, equal to 10 fen.

Origin of jiao

First recorded in 1970–75, jiao is from the Chinese word jiǎo

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