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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 yen /ˈjɛn/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Yen n. The unit of value and account in Japan. The yen is 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.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a yearning for something or to do something [syn: hankering]
      2: the basic unit of money in Japan; equal to 100 sen
      v : have a desire for something or someone who is not present;
          "She ached for a cigarette"; "I am pining for my lover"
          [syn: ache, yearn, pine, languish]
      [also: yenning, yenned]