jiao

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See also: Jiao, jiāo, jiáo, jiǎo, and jiào

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Mandarin (jiǎo).

Noun[edit]

jiao (plural jiao)

  1. (numismatics) A currency unit of the People's Republic of China, one tenth of a yuan.

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Mandarin[edit]

Romanization[edit]

jiao

  1. Nonstandard spelling of jiāo.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of jiáo.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of jiǎo.
  4. Nonstandard spelling of jiào.

Usage notes[edit]

  • English transcriptions of Mandarin speech often fail to distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Mandarin language, using words such as this one without the appropriate indication of tone.