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yen (YEN) (noun)
The basic unit of money of Japan: "Marc, did you have difficulty adapting to using the yen while you were in Japan?"
yen (YEN) (noun)
A strong desire for something: "Audrey had a real yen for ice-cream after not eating it for six months."
yen (YEN) (verb)
Longing intensely to do something or to be somewhere: "While on the business trip, the father couldn't help but yen to be home with his children and wife as soon as possible."

When the teacher lived in Japan, every time she had enough yen in her purse, she would suddenly develop a yen for a special soup that was available at the local restaurant; after which, she would yen to go back to her hotel and get ready for bed.