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[えん()]
en
noun, counter

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[えん()]
en

English Meaning(s) for 円

noun, counter
  1. yen (Japanese monetary unit)
  2. circle

Definition and Synonyms for 円

Circle any circular or rotating mechanism
Synonyms: サークル, , , 丸い, , 円形, 巡回, 循環, ,
Yen the basic unit of money in Japan
Synonyms: , 丸い,
Circle ellipse in which the two axes are of equal length
Synonyms: サークル, , 丸い, , 円形
Circle something approximating the shape of a circle
Synonyms: , 丸い, , 円形
Yen equal to 100 sen
Synonyms: , 丸い,
Circle a plane curve generated by one point moving at a constant distance from a fixed point
Synonyms: サークル, , 丸い, , 円形

Meanings for each kanji in 円

circle; yen; round Kanji Details »

Categories 円 is a member of

Form the spatial arrangement of something as distinct from its substance
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Japanese Monetary Unit monetary unit in Japan
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Oval a closed plane curve resulting from the intersection of a circular cone and a plane cutting completely through it
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Rotating Mechanism a mechanism that rotates
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Sample Sentences for 円

The cost amounted to five thousand yen.
If you had a million yen, what would you do with it?
A Japanese businessman bought the artwork for 200 million yen.
The loss amounted to $2,000,000.
I've made a reservation at a drinking place near Shinjuku Station. It's all you can drink for 2 hours for 2,500 yen.

Comments for 円

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moo wrote on Friday

can't this kanji also mean "circle" ?

 

Yes, it says so right there.

#2 Posted by anniejonesdesu over 1 year ago

can't this kanji also mean "circle" ?

 

#1 Posted by moo over 1 year ago


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