Maeve Maddox

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Maeve Maddox

Having a Yen    
February 8, 2010, 1:00 am | தலைப்புப் பக்கம்

The word yen has described a Japanese monetary unit since the 1870s. This use of the word derives from Chinese yuan, “round, round object, circle.” In English the word yen can also mean “desire” or “wish.” Do You Have a Yen to Go to College? Have a yen for policy? Apply to be a Nat’l Academies graduate Fellow Have a yen to be an entrepreneur? Dive in now The American Yen for Zen This use of yen is from another Chinese word, Cantonese yan, “craving.” It came into the language as yin...தொடர்ந்து படிக்கவும் »
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