- An example of jota is a dance where the performers jump and play castanets.
- An example of jota is the letter J.
The definition of jota is a Spanish dance performed in 3/4 time with castanets, the music this dance is performed to or the tenth letter of the Spanish alphabet.
a Spanish dance in 3/4 time performed by a man and woman to the rhythm of castanets
Origin of jotaSpanish from Old Spanish sota from sotar, to dance from Classical Latin saltare, to leap: see saltant