There are 2 main translations of yen in German:

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yen 1

British English: /jɛn/
American English: /jɛn/

noun pl. same

  • (Japanese currency)
    Yen, der

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There are 2 main translations of yen in German:

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yen 2

noun

  • [colloquial]
    (longing)
    Drang, der
    for nach
    somebody has a yen to do something
    es drängt jemanden danach, etwas zu tun

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