¥

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

[U+FFE4]
Halfwidth and Fullwidth Forms
[U+FFE6]

Translingual[edit]

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Description[edit]

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

Etymology[edit]

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Particularly: “Did this symbol originate in Japan, China, or some western country?”

Symbol[edit]

¥

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

Derived terms[edit]

See also[edit]

Currency signs

  • ؋‎ – afghani
  • ฿ – baht
  • – bitcoin
  • ¢ – cent
  • – colón
  • – cedi
  • $ – dollar
  • – dong
  • ֏ - dram
  • – euro
  • ƒ – florin (also called guilder and gulden)
  • – guarani
  • – lari
  • – hryvnia
  • – kip
  • – lira (in Turkey)
  • – manat
  • – mill
  • – naira
  • – peso (in the Philippines)
  • £ – pound
  • ‎ – riyal
  • – riel
  • ރ – rufiyaa
  • – ruble
  • – rupee
  • – rupee
  • – Indian rupee
  • or taka (in Bangladesh)
  • – rupee (in Gujarat)
  • – new sheqel
  • – tenge
  • – tugrik
  • – won
  • ¥ – yen or yuan

Formerly used currency signs

  • – austral
  • – ECU (European Currency Unit)
  • – cruzeiro
  • – drachma
  • – franc
  • – lira
  • – Livres Tournois
  • – mark
  • – peseta
  • – pfennig
  • – spesmilo