Crossword clues for yen
- Foreign exchange option
- Tokyo money
- Asian capital
- Kyoto capital
- Tokyo dough
- It's issued by the Nippon Ginko
- Currency of China
- Nikkei currency
- Far Eastern capital
- Capital of Honshu
- Cash in Kyoto
- Its symbol is a "Y" with two horizontal lines through it
- Money in Tokyo
- Capital of Japan
- Japanese money
- Far East capital
- Its banknotes have denominations from 1,000 to 10,000
- Nikkei 225 unit
- Nikkei unit
- Unit that replaced the ryo in 1871
- Japanese currency
- Some foreign reserves
- Strong appetite
- Cabbage for miso soup?
- Currency with notes in denominations of 1,000, 5,000 and 10,000
- Tokyo currency
- Coin issued in values of 1 to 500
- 100% aluminum coin
- Nikkei index currency
- The basic unit of money in Japan
- Equal to 100 sen
- A yearning for something or to do something
- Mark's competitor
- Foreign exchange listing
- Gaining currency?
- Money for a Toyota, say
- Daily financial quote
- Japanese bread
- Japanese cabbage
- Sushi may be sold in this
- Kyoto cash
- Kyoto kale
- Japanese capital
- Asian capital?
- Kyoto currency
- Japanese moolah
- Kobe cash
- You might buy a Nintendo game with this
- Coin with kanji writing
- Ginza currency
- Nikkei average currency
- Far Eastern bread
- It's made in Japan
- Kobe currency
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Ye \Y"["e]\ ([=e]"e), n.; pl. Y["e]n ([=e]"en). An eye. [Obs.]
From his y["e]n ran the water down.
Yen \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.
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
Japanese monetary unit, 1875, from Japanese yen, from Chinese yuan "round, round object, circle, dollar."
"sharp desire, hunger," 1906, earlier yen-yen (1900), yin (1876) "intense craving for opium," from Chinese (Cantonese) yan "craving," or from a Beijing dialect word for "smoke." Reinforced in English by influence of yearn.
Etymology 1 n. 1 The unit of Japanese currency, equal to 100 sen. 2 A coin or note worth one yen. Etymology 2
n. A strong desire, urge, or yearning. vb. To have a strong desire for.
Japanese yen is the unit of currency in Japan.
Yen may also refer to:
Yen is a German rock band. The name of the band stems from singer/songwriter Yen-Hwei Anetzberger. "Yen-Hwei" means "Abundant grace" in Mandarin.
Usage examples of "yen".
This, as you have no doubt guessed, is cito yen ne Kitty Faucon, the bane of my life.
People get him to write kakemonos and signboards for them, and he had earned 10 yen, or about 2 pounds, that day.
Commander Yen Chi-tzu maneuvered the heavy airplane to the end of the runway and coaxed the old turbines to full power, his eye on the number-three engine tachometer and oil-pressure indicator.
Yen waved at the fighter out on the pad, who backed away, and put on ear protectors, then snapped the toggle for the electrical starting motor for number two turbine on the port-engine control-console and watched the engine tachometer as the turbine spun up to speed, the whining noise coming from over his left shoulder.
Yen Tsun was prefect of Yang-chou he once made an inspection journey through the district that had been entrusted to him.
Yen Tsun suspected her and ordered a constable to investigate the corpse.
Yen the broad-smith, Greel the master of the mines, and Vrith, the lame accountant, unleashed a hail of glass-shard-imbued boulders down on her.
All foreign countries have confusing money, with names like the Pound, the Yen, the Libra, the Mark, the Frank, the Duane, the Doubloon, and the Kilometer, all of which appear to have been designed by preschool children.
None of it was serious intent, perhaps, or only mock-seriously to cover up an unmodern attitude, but in their very acts betraying still the basic fear that lingered from the cave, the eternal human yen for protection against bad luck or black magic or the evil eye or whatever other name one might put to it.
There was something about Yen he did not understand, a part of the tapestry unwoven or out of sight, at least.
With Number One we have never come into personal contactwe know him, as it were, only by the impress of his mindand in passing, Hastings, I will tell you that I begin to understand that mind very wella mind most subtle and Orientalevery scheme and plot that we have encountered has emanated from the brain of Li Chang Yen.
That pork cutlet ya ate for supper, ya know that money came from a farmer in Akita, the thousand yen he gave me with his hand all black, ya know that?
Hawkins had put together was money: Chinese, American dollars, plenty of yen, Thai bhat, and a good sum of the ubiquitous euros.
The beach at Vung Tau, once the foundation of our union, has been replaced by a night on Yen Phu Street in Binh Khoi, and no edifice built upon such imperfect stone could be other than cracked and deficient.
Yens frowned and gnawed his lip, Festus had turned away, and Bollo was blank as a worn page in one of the ancient books.