Definition of yen :
1. of Ye
2. The unit of value and account in Japan. Since Japan's adoption of the gold standard, in 1897, the value of the yen has been about 50 cents. The yen is equal to 100 sen.
- So Wan- yen, finding his proposal rejected, went away in a rage. - "Genghis Khan, Makers of History Series", Jacob Abbott.
- Yen she, eh, Delaney? - "Whispering Wires", Henry Leverage.
- His companions were also priests, and Tshen- byo- yen was a wealthy noble of the district, whose family was accountable to the king for the safeguarding of the temple's sacred relic- the " Heart of Budda." - "The Paternoster Ruby", Charles Edmonds Walk.