Yen vs Yang - What's the difference?

yen | yang |


As nouns the difference between yen and yang

is that yen is saddle or yen can be sound or yen can be yen while yang is yang.

As an adjective yen

is calm, peaceful.

yen

English

Etymology 1

From (etyl) , from (etyl) ).

Noun

(yen)
  • The unit of Japanese currency, equal to 100 sen.
  • A coin or note worth one yen.
  • Etymology 2

    From .

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A strong desire, urge, or yearning.
  • Synonyms
    * craving, desire, hankering, urge, yearning

    Verb

    (yenn)
  • To have a strong desire for.
  • yang

    English

    Etymology 1

    From early romanizations of Chinese , originally in reference to the sunny side of areas such as mountains and dwellings (wikipedia)

    Noun

    (-)
  • (label) A principle in Chinese and related East Asian philosophies associated with bright, hot, masculine, elements of the natural world.
  • Etymology 2

    From (etyl) .

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • The monetary unit of Korea from 1892 to 1902, divided 100 pun.
  • Etymology 3

    Imitative.

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • (rare) To make the cry of the wild goose.
  • * 1902 , Eleanor Gates, The biography of a prairie girl
  • Away they went, the colt in the lead and the pinto after, until they reached the bunch of cottonwoods far up the stream where the yanging wild geese had their nests.
  • * 1957 , Adelbert Ames, Chronicles from the Nineteenth Century: 1874-1899
  • Last night we were awakened by the barking of dogs and yanging of a goose, and investigated to find that the man had neglected to house the geese and the dogs were killing them.

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • The cry of the wild goose; a honk.
  • * {{quote-book
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