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Yes. The word anis is a Scrabble US word. The word anis is worth 4 points in Scrabble:

A1N1I1S1

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A1N1I1S1

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4 letters words from 'anis'

AINS 4ANIS 4
ISNA 4SAIN 4

3 letters words from 'anis'

AIN 3AIS 3
ANI 3INS 3
NAS 3NIS 3
SAI 3SAN 3
SIN 3 

2 letters words from 'anis'

AI 2AN 2
AS 2IN 2
IS 2NA 2
SI 2 

All 4 letters words made out of anis

anis nais ains ians nias inas ansi nasi asni sani nsai snai aisn iasn asin sain isan sian nisa insa nsia snia isna sina

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Definitions and meaning of anis

anis

Noun

anis

  1. plural of ani

Anagrams

  • ANSI, ASIN, ISNA, Isan, Nias, Sain, Sian, Sina, as in, nasi, nasi', nias, sain

Cebuano

Etymology

From English anise, from Middle English anys, borrowed from Old French anis, from Latin anīsum, from Ancient Greek ἄνισον (ánison), from Egyptian jnst. Also Ellipsis of star anise

Pronunciation

  • Hyphenation: a‧nis

Noun

anis

  1. the anise or aniseed plant (Pimpinella anisum)
  2. the star anise (Illicium verum)
  3. the seed of star anise

Danish

Etymology

From Ancient Greek ἄνισον (ánison).

Noun

anis c (singular definite anissen, plural indefinite anis)

  1. anise

Declension

References

  • “anis” in Den Danske Ordbog

Finnish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈɑnis/, [ˈɑnis̠]
  • Rhymes: -ɑnis
  • Syllabification: a‧nis

Noun

anis

  1. anise, aniseed (seeds used as spice)

Declension

Derived terms

Anagrams

  • Sian, nais, nais-, sain, sian

French

Etymology

From Old French anis, from Latin anīsum, from Ancient Greek ἄνισον (ánison).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /a.nis/, /a.ni/

Noun

anis m (plural anis)

  1. anise (plant and spice)

Derived terms

  • anisé

Descendants

  • Portuguese: anis
  • Spanish: anís

Further reading

  • “anis” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

Anagrams

  • nais, nias, sain

Latin

Noun

ānīs

  1. dative/ablative plural of ānus

References

  • anis in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)

Middle English

Noun

anis

  1. Alternative form of anys

Norman

Etymology

From Old French anis, from Latin anīsum, from Ancient Greek ἂνισον (ànison).

Noun

anis m (plural anis)

  1. (Jersey) aniseed

Norwegian Bokmål

Etymology

From Ancient Greek ἄνισον (ánison).

Noun

anis m (definite singular anisen, indefinite plural aniser, definite plural anisene)

  1. anise (plant)
  2. aniseed (spice)

References

  • “anis” in The Bokmål Dictionary.

Norwegian Nynorsk

Etymology

From Ancient Greek ἄνισον (ánison).

Noun

anis m (definite singular anisen, indefinite plural anisar, definite plural anisane)

  1. anise (plant)
  2. aniseed (spice)

References

  • “anis” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.

Pijin

Etymology

From English ants.

Noun

anis

  1. ant

Portuguese

Pronunciation

  • Hyphenation: a‧nis
  • Rhymes: -is

Etymology 1

From French anis, from Old French anis, from Latin anīsum, from Ancient Greek ἂνισον (ànison).

Noun

anis m (plural anises)

  1. anise (plant and spice)

Etymology 2

Adjective

anis

  1. plural of anil

Further reading

  • “anis” in Dicionário Priberam da Língua Portuguesa.

Serbo-Croatian

Etymology

From Latin anīsum.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ǎnis/

Noun

ànis m (Cyrillic spelling а̀нис)

  1. anise

Declension


Swedish

Noun

anis c

  1. aniseed (the seed-like fruit of the anise)

Declension

Anagrams

  • nias, sina

Tok Pisin

Etymology

From English ants.

Noun

anis

  1. ant

Torres Strait Creole

Etymology

From English ants.

Noun

anis

  1. ant

Source: wiktionary.org
  • ANI, a tropical American bird.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)