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yen 1

 (yĕn)
n.
A strong desire or inclination; a yearning or craving.
intr.v. yenned, yen·ning, yens
To have a strong desire or inclination; yearn.

[Cantonese jyun6, hope, wish, from Middle Chinese ŋyan` (also the source of Mandarin yuàn).]

yen 2

 (yĕn)
n. pl. yen
See Table at currency.

[Japanese en (romanized as yen, in the first European systems for romanizing Japanese, reflecting Japanese pronunciation of the 16th century), from Middle Chinese yan, round (in reference to the shape of the coin); also the source of Mandarin yuán, round; see yuan.]

yen

(jɛn)
n, pl yen
(Currencies) the standard monetary unit of Japan, (notionally) divided into 100 sen
[C19: from Japanese en, from Chinese yüan circular object, dollar]

yen

(jɛn)
n
a passionate, ardent, or intense longing or desire
vb, yens, yenning or yenned
(intr) to yearn
[perhaps from Chinese (Cantonese) yăn a craving, addiction]

yen1

(yɛn)

n., pl. yen.
the basic monetary unit of Japan.
[1870–75; < Japanese (y)en < Chinese yuán yuan]

yen2

(yɛn)

n., v. yenned, yen•ning. n.
1. a desire or craving.
v.i.
2. to have a craving; yearn.
[1905–10]

yen


Past participle: yenned
Gerund: yenning

Imperative
yen
yen
Present
I yen
you yen
he/she/it yens
we yen
you yen
they yen
Preterite
I yenned
you yenned
he/she/it yenned
we yenned
you yenned
they yenned
Present Continuous
I am yenning
you are yenning
he/she/it is yenning
we are yenning
you are yenning
they are yenning
Present Perfect
I have yenned
you have yenned
he/she/it has yenned
we have yenned
you have yenned
they have yenned
Past Continuous
I was yenning
you were yenning
he/she/it was yenning
we were yenning
you were yenning
they were yenning
Past Perfect
I had yenned
you had yenned
he/she/it had yenned
we had yenned
you had yenned
they had yenned
Future
I will yen
you will yen
he/she/it will yen
we will yen
you will yen
they will yen
Future Perfect
I will have yenned
you will have yenned
he/she/it will have yenned
we will have yenned
you will have yenned
they will have yenned
Future Continuous
I will be yenning
you will be yenning
he/she/it will be yenning
we will be yenning
you will be yenning
they will be yenning
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been yenning
you have been yenning
he/she/it has been yenning
we have been yenning
you have been yenning
they have been yenning
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been yenning
you will have been yenning
he/she/it will have been yenning
we will have been yenning
you will have been yenning
they will have been yenning
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been yenning
you had been yenning
he/she/it had been yenning
we had been yenning
you had been yenning
they had been yenning
Conditional
I would yen
you would yen
he/she/it would yen
we would yen
you would yen
they would yen
Past Conditional
I would have yenned
you would have yenned
he/she/it would have yenned
we would have yenned
you would have yenned
they would have yenned
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.yen - a yearning for something or to do somethingyen - a yearning for something or to do something
longing, yearning, hungriness - prolonged unfulfilled desire or need
2.yen - the basic unit of money in Japan; equal to 100 sen
sen - a fractional monetary unit of Japan and Indonesia and Cambodia; equal to one hundredth of a yen or rupiah or riel
Japanese monetary unit - monetary unit in Japan
Verb1.yen - have a desire for something or someone who is not presentyen - have a desire for something or someone who is not present; "She ached for a cigarette"; "I am pining for my lover"
die - languish as with love or desire; "She dying for a cigarette"; "I was dying to leave"
hanker, long, yearn - desire strongly or persistently

yen

noun longing, desire, craving, yearning, passion, hunger, ache, itch, thirst, hankering Mike had a yen to try cycling.

yen

noun
A strong wanting of what promises enjoyment or pleasure:
Translations
يَن: وِحْدَة النَّقْد الياباني
jen
yen
jen
yen
jena
jena
jen
Japon para birimiyen

yen

[jen] N
1. (= currency) → yen m
2. to have a yen to do sthmorirse de ganas de hacer algo, tener muchas ganas de hacer algo

yen

[ˈjɛn] n
(= currency) → yen m
(= craving) → grande envie f, désir m
to have a yen for sth → avoir très envie de qch
to have a yen to do sth → avoir très envie de faire qch

yen

1
n (Fin) → Yen m

yen

2
n (inf)Lust f (→ for auf +acc); I’ve always had a yen to go to Pasadenaes hat mich schon immer nach Pasadena gezogen; I had a yen to do that/for oystersich hatte plötzlich Lust, das zu machen/auf Austern

yen

1 [jɛn] n (currency) → yen m inv

yen

2 [jɛn] n (fam) to have a yen to do sthavere una gran voglia di fare qc

yen

(jen) plural yen noun
the standard unit of Japanese currency.
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