Main meanings of rin in English

: rin1RIN2

rin1

Pronunciation /rɪn/

noun

historical
  • A Japanese monetary unit, equal to 1/10 sen; a coin of this value.

    The rin was removed from circulation in 1954.

Origin

Mid 19th century. From Japanese rin monetary unit, standard subdivision of the yen (1873; attested earlier denoting e.g. a unit of numerical quantity and a unit of weight) from Middle Chinese.

Main meanings of RIN in English

: rin1RIN2

RIN2

noun

historical
  • Royal Indian Navy.

Origin

1930s; earliest use found in The Times.