noun (plural same)
A monetary unit of China, equal to one tenth of a yuan.
More example sentences
- The latter is 1 yuan or maybe only 5 jiao cheaper.
- After paying my two jiao, I started walking up the stairs to the gents' section.
- This story from two years ago says ‘as little as two jiao.’
from Chinese jiǎo.
Definition of jiao in:
- The British & World English dictionary