From Middle English rinnen, from Old English rinnan (“to run”), from Proto-Germanic *rinnaną (“to run”). More at run.
rin (third-person singular simple present rins, present participle rinning, simple past ran, past participle run)
- (transitive, intransitive, dialectal) To run.
Borrowed from Japanese 厘 (rin).
rin (plural rin)
- A coin worth 1/1000 of a Japanese yen, no longer in circulation.