rin

[ rin ]
/ rɪn /
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noun, plural rin.

a money of account of Japan, the thousandth part of a yen or the tenth part of a sen.

Nearby words

  1. rimsky-korsakov,
  2. rimstone,
  3. rimu,
  4. rimula,
  5. rimy,
  6. rina,
  7. rinceau,
  8. rind,
  9. rinderpest,
  10. rinehart

Origin of rin

1870–75; < Japanese ri(n) < Middle Chinese, equivalent to Chinese lí; cf. likin

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