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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A Japanese unit of currency equal to 1/100 of the yen.
  • noun A unit of currency equal to 1/100 of the primary unit of Indonesia and various other Southeast Asian countries.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • A Middle English variant of sine.
  • noun A Japanese copper or bronze coin, equal to the one-hundredth part of a yen or dollar; a Japanese cent. One- and two-sen copper pieces and five-, ten-, twenty-, and fifty-sen silver pieces are in circulation.
  • noun An abbreviation of senior.
  • noun An abbreviation of Senate or Senator.
  • noun The name given in Hindustan to a unit of weight equal to one kilogram
  • noun to a unit of volume equal to the liter. These units and their multiples were legalized in 1871, mainly for use by the railways.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A Japanese coin, worth about one half of a cent.
  • obsolete Since.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The unit of Japanese currency, equal to 1/100 yen.
  • noun A coin worth one yen.
  • noun Yorkshire self

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a fractional monetary unit of Japan and Indonesia and Cambodia; equal to one hundredth of a yen or rupiah or riel

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Japanese, from Middle Chinese tsɦian, money, coin (also the source of Mandarin qián).]

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Indonesian senti, sen, ultimately from cent.]

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

Japanese .

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