Re: The Currency Symbol of China

From: Barry Caplan (
Date: Mon Sep 30 2002 - 16:53:47 EDT

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    At 10:08 PM 9/30/2002 +0200, you wrote:
    >"Yen" is an ancient "on" pronunciation for U+5186; today it's pronounced

    Really? I have no sources either way, but I always assumed "yen" was a Western transliteration of "en", since there is no "ye" entry in the kana table.

    Barry Caplan

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