rin

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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.

Origin of rin

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

  • Across the ocean, in 1942, in her diary Anne Frank pined for a dog just like Rin Tin Tin while trapped in an attic.

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    Adam Auriemma

    September 30, 2011

  • Rin Tin Tin was even the rightful winner of the first Academy Award for Best Actor.

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    Adam Auriemma

    September 30, 2011

  • Indeed, Rin Tin Tin: The Life and the Legend, begins darkly.

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    September 30, 2011

Historical Examples of rin