from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See Table at currency.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A currency unit of the People's Republic of China, one tenth of a yuan.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. 10 jiao equal 1 yuan in China
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.
In Northern China, homemade meat-filled dumplings called jiao zi are popular for the festival.
In September, China Securities Co., one of the two underwriters for Sinohydro Group's IPO, said in a report that it expects the company's net profit to grow 37.3% in 2011 and estimates earnings per share of 40 jiao.
Add salt and la jiao to taste, then serve over rice.
Shanda's net profit in the three months ended June 30 was 8.8 million yuan $1.4 million, or 16 jiao per American depositary share, down from 169.9 million yuan, or 2.78 yuan per ADS, a year earlier.
Until last spring, it cost as little as four jiao [4p] a kilo, prompting many farmers to turn to other crops.
One of my favorite spicy cuisines is true Sichuan-syle Chinese food, which is characterized by its use of red fire oil (vegetable oil that is infused with red chile pepper essence) and the face-numbing Sichuan Peppercorn, also known as hua jiao (meaning flower pepper, as it resembles a tiny flower) or fagara.
The Beijing-based company which operates under two major brands, GOME Appliances and China Paradise, recommended a first-half dividend of 2.2 jiao.
Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.