From: Marco Cimarosti (email@example.com)
Date: Tue Oct 01 2002 - 04:38:00 EDT
Stefan Persson wrote:
> > Similarly, "yen" is just the Japanese (kun) pronunciation of Chinese
> > IMHO, the preferred symbol for both currencies should be U+00A5.
> Yen (円) is U+5186, while yuan (元) is U+5143.
> "Yen" is an ancient "on" pronunciation for U+5186; today it's
> pronounced "en."
They are just two different spellings of the same word, "yuán", which means
"currency unit" or "circle". A quick search brough up at least six variants,
all of which are pronunced "(y)en" or "(g)en" in Japanese on:
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