American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A strong desire or inclination; a yearning or craving.
- v. To have a strong desire or inclination; yearn.
- n. See Table at currency.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A name given by the Indians about the Klamath Lakes of Oregon to the short-nosed sucker, Chasmistes brevirostris.
- A dialectal form of yon.
- n. A variant of eyen, plural of eye.
- n. The monetary unit of Japan since 1871, represented
- n. by a gold coin weighing 1.666 grams, .900 fine, and thus practically equal in value to the United States gold dollar; and.
- n. by a silver coin weighing 26.956 grams (416 grains), .900 fine, and thus about equal to the silver dollar of the United States. The yen is divided into hundredths called
sen, and into mills called rin. One., two-five-, ten-, and twenty-yen pieces are coined, and the fractional silver currency consists of five-, ten-, twenty-, and fifty-sen pieces. See cut on following page.
- n. The unit of Japanese currency, equal to 100 sen.
- n. A coin or note worth one yen.
- n. A strong desire, urge, or yearning.
- v. To have a strong desire for.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. The unit of value and account in Japan. The
yenis equal to 100 sen. From Japan's adoption of the gold standard, in 1897, to about 1913 the value of the yen was about 50 cents. In 1997 and 1998 the value of the yen varied from 80 per U. S. dollar to 120 per dollar.
- v. have a desire for something or someone who is not present
- n. the basic unit of money in Japan; equal to 100 sen
- n. a yearning for something or to do something
- From yen-yen ("a craving for opium"), from Mandarin 瘾 (Mandarin: yǐn; Cantonese: yan5, "addiction, craving (for opium)"). (Wiktionary)
- Chinese (Cantonese) uên, hope, wish, equivalent to Chinese (Mandarin) yuàn.Japanese en, from Chinese (Mandarin) yuán, dollar. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“After having thus repeated the neck three times, and wee yen, or way yen as often, they all burst out into a kind of loud and joyous laugh, flinging up their hats and caps into the air, capering about and perhaps kissing the girls.”
“3RD LD: Extra budget to top 2.7 trillion yen to cope with rising yen+”
“Providing support for the yen is the steady stream of Japanese companies converting foreign earnings back into their home currency.”
“Perhaps that is what we call yen fen (predestined romance); they started dating each other soon afterward, and tied the knot after six months.”
“In Nomura's cash-cow retail brokerage, revenue dropped 21% to 87.8 billion yen from the prior quarter due to the strong yen and extremely sluggish client activity over the summer months.”
“This week, that trend has slowed a bit, with investors moving to hedge against near-term yen, euro and dollar swings.”
“We think the dollar-yen is going to stay at around the current 80 yen level and we don't expect to see the yen marching steadily higher," Mr. Tanaka said at a news conference.”
“The strong yen is proving to be tough to beat for a number of Japanese exporters.”
“Holding more than 60 trillion yen (about $740 billion) in yen-denominated debt, the country's nine major life-insurance companies have provided a crucial underpinning for the government-bond market.”
“Fujitsu lowered its revenue outlook to 4.67 trillion yen from a July forecast of 4.8 trillion yen.”
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Monetary units and other words that mean money. Other financial words are allowed too, as long as they're principally about money. Get it, principally? I kill me.
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