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Meaning of YEN

Pronunciation:  yen

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a yearning for something or to do something
  2. [n]  the basic unit of money in Japan; equal to 100 sen
  3. [v]  have a yen for
 

YEN is a 3 letter word that starts with Y.

 

 Synonyms: ache, hankering, languish, long, pine, yearn
 
 See Also: die, Japanese monetary unit, longing, miss, sen, yearning

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Yen\, n.
The unit of value and account in Japan. Since Japan's
adoption of the gold standard, in 1897, the value of the yen
has been about 50 cents. The yen is equal to 100 sen.

 

 

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