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yen, plural;
  1. Feel a longing or yearning
    • - it's no use yenning for the old simplicities
  1. A longing or yearning
    • - she always had a yen to be a writer

  1. ache: have a desire for something or someone who is not present; "She ached for a cigarette"; "I am pining for my lover"
  2. hankering: a yearning for something or to do something
  3. the basic unit of money in Japan; equal to 100 sen
  4. Estevan Regional Aerodrome, , is located north of Estevan, Saskatchewan, Canada.
  5. Yen Plus is an American monthly anthology magazine of Japanese manga, Korean manhwa, and Original English-language manga (OEL manga) published by Yen Press. ...
  6. Yens is a municipality in the Swiss canton of Vaud, located in the district of Morges.
  7. The unit of Japanese currency, equal to 100 sen; A coin or note worth one yen; To have a strong desire for
  8. (yens) You, you all; used in referring to a group that includes one's audience
  9. The national currency, in coins of 1, 5, 10, and 100 yen and notes of 500, 1,000, 5,000, and 10,000 yen. From 1945 to 1971, the Japanese yen was in fixed parity with the United States dollar at ¥360=US$1. ...
  10. the basic monetary unit of currency in Japan, as originally derived from Chinese YUAN (circular / round); see LEGAL TENDER. Also, an Americanism for desire, want, fancy, appetite, urge, yearning, longing, hankering, pining, aching; adapted from Chinese dialect for craving or addiction.
  11. 'round' - unit of currency introduced in 1871.
  12. The Nickname for the currency pair USDJPY.
  13. [from English slang yen-yen, the opium habit, based on Cantonese in-yan (in, opium + yan, craving); since the 1800s] any strong craving
  14. Money in Japan. I’m sure you know that already, but since I often quite prices in the blog, it might help to discuss the exchange rate. 100 yen costs about 85 cents of American money. In practice, it gets very easy to think of a yen as a penny. ...
  15. BENEVOLENCE: The embodiment of kindness, care and sympathy.
  16. the basic monetary unit of Japan.
  17. The currency of Japan. It was introduced by the Meiji government in 1871. The yen decimalized the previously used Tokugawa currency. It was originally pegged to gold (smaller units were pegged to silver). Following World War II, the yen switched its peg to the U.S. ...