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¥ U+00A5, ¥
YEN SIGN
¤
[U+00A4]
Latin-1 Supplement ¦
[U+00A6]
U+FFE5, ¥
FULLWIDTH YEN SIGN

[U+FFE4]
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[U+FFE6]

TranslingualEdit

 
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DescriptionEdit

A capital letter Y, crossed by one or two horizontal lines.

EtymologyEdit

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium. Particularly: “Did this symbol originate in Japan, China, or some western country?”)

SymbolEdit

¥

  1. The symbol for yen, the currency of Japan
  2. The symbol for the yuan, the currency of China

Derived termsEdit

See alsoEdit

Currency signs

  • – lari
  • – hryvnia
  • – kip
  • – Turkish lira
  • – manat
  • – mill
  • – naira
  • – Philippine peso
  • £ – pound
  • ‎ – rial or riyal
  • – riel
  • ރ – rufiyaa
  • – ruble
  • – rupee
  • – rupee
  • – Indian rupee
  • or – taka
  • – rupee (in Gujarat)
  • – new shekel
  • – tenge
  • – tugrik
  • – won
  • ¥ – yen or yuan

Formerly used currency signs

  • – austral
  • – ECU (European Currency Unit)
  • – cruzeiro
  • – drachma
  • – French franc
  • – Italian lira
  • – livre tournois
  • – mark
  • – peseta
  • – pfennig
  • – spesmilo