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Yen   /jɛn/   Listen
Yen

noun
1.
A yearning for something or to do something.  Synonym: hankering.
2.
The basic unit of money in Japan; equal to 100 sen.






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"Yen" Quotes from Famous Books



... at first, but with gradually increasing speed, the Hat-yen's screws revolved, the decks quivered, and the ship began to slide through the water, her bows turning toward the entrance of the bay as she did so. The other cruiser fell into line astern of the flagship, and, with the gunboat bringing up the rear, the squadron headed for the open sea in ...
— A Chinese Command - A Story of Adventure in Eastern Seas • Harry Collingwood



Words linked to "Yen" :   hungriness, hankering, hanker, yearning, Japanese monetary unit, languish, longing, yearn, sen, ache, long, die, pine



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