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Yen   /jɛn/   Listen

Have a desire for something or someone who is not present.  Synonyms: ache, languish, pine, yearn.  "I am pining for my lover"

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"Yen" Quotes from Famous Books

... guon gun. Han hen hin hon hun. Jan jen jin jon jun. Lan len lin lon lun. Man me min mon mun. Nan nen nin non. nun. Pan pen pin pon pun. Qua quen quin quon qun. Ran ren rin ron run. San sen sin son su. Tan ten tin ton tun. Uan uen. uin uon. uun. Xan xen xin xon xun. Yan yen yin yon yun. Zan zen ...
— Doctrina Christiana • Anonymous

... the new rich as well as the taste of old Japan, to judge from the impressions he gave us. He told us of an old Chinese cup for the tea ceremony that a certain millionaire has recently paid 160,000 yen for. That means $80,000. He says the collectors have various sets, and each set will often represent a million dollars. This particular bowl is of black porcelain with decorations of bright color. He told us also of a tea which is now produced in China by grafting the tea branches on to lemon ...
— Letters from China and Japan • John Dewey

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

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