AskDefine | Define sen

Dictionary Definition

sen n : a fractional monetary unit of Japan and Indonesia and Cambodia; equal to one hundredth of a yen or rupiah or riel

User Contributed Dictionary

English

Etymology

Japanese .

Pronunciation

  • /sɛn/
  • Rhymes: -ɛn

Noun

  1. The unit of Japanese currency, equal to 1/100 yen.
  2. A coin worth one yen.

Noun

sen

See also

Pronoun

sen (plural: siz; possessive adjective: seniñ)

Czech

Noun

sen

Related terms

Esperanto

Preposition

sen

Finnish

Etymology

The genitive and genitive-looking accusative singular of the demonstrative pronoun se.

Pronunciation

  • Hyphenation: sen
  • Rhymes: en, ken
  • lang=fi|[sen]

Pronoun

sen
  1. it (accusative; direct object):
  2. its (genitive):

Inflection

Indonesian

Noun

sen

Japanese

Latvian

Etymology

Adverbial form of sens

Adverb

sen
  1. long ago

Mandarin

Pinyin syllable

sen
  1. A transliteration of any of a number of Chinese characters properly represented as having either of two tones, sēn or sěn.

Usage notes

English transcriptions of Chinese speech often fail to distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Chinese language, using words such as this one without the appropriate indication of tone.

Polish

Pronunciation

/sen/

Noun

sen (plural: sny)

Swedish

Pronunciation

Adjective

sen
  1. late
    sent en kväll = late an evening
    Jag måste skynda, för jag är redan sen till ett möte = I have to hurry, because I’m already late for a meeting
  2. later, after that
    Först gjorde vi si, och sen gjorde vi så = First we did like this, and then we did like that

Synonyms

Turkish

Pronoun

sen
  1. you.

Vietnamese

Noun

sen

Extensive Definition

For the three-letter abbreviation, see SEN.
The term Sen may refer to:
People
Currency
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sen in German: Sen
sen in French: Sen
sen in Japanese: セン
sen in Vietnamese: Sen
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