Meaning of YEN in English


I. noun (plural ~) Etymology: Japanese en Date: 1875 see: money II. noun Etymology: obsolete English argot ~-~ craving for opium, from Chinese (Guangdong) yīn-yáhn, from yīn opium + yáhn craving Date: 1906 a strong desire or propensity ; longing , III. intransitive verb (~ned; ~ning) Date: circa 1919 to have an intense desire ; long , yearn

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