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Yes. The word bien is a Scrabble US word. The word bien is worth 6 points in Scrabble:

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Yes. The word bien is a Scrabble UK word and has 6 points:

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4 letters words from 'bien'

BEIN 6BENI 6
BIEN 6BINE 6

3 letters words from 'bien'

BEN 5BIN 5
NEB 5NIB 5
NIE 3 

2 letters words from 'bien'

BE 4BI 4
EN 2IN 2
NE 2 

All 4 letters words made out of bien

bien iben bein ebin iebn eibn bine ibne bnie nbie inbe nibe beni ebni bnei nbei enbi nebi ienb einb ineb nieb enib neib

Note: these 'words' (valid or invalid) are all the permutations of the word bien. These words are obtained by scrambling the letters in bien.

Definitions and meaning of bien

bien

Asturian

Etymology

From Latin bene (well).

Adverb

bien

  1. well

Related terms

  • bonu

Basque

Numeral

bien

  1. genitive plural of bi

Danish

Noun

bien c

  1. definite singular of bi

French

Etymology

From Middle French bien, from Old French bien, from Latin bene (well).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /bjɛ̃/
  • Rhymes: -jɛ̃

Adjective

bien (invariable, comparative meilleur)

  1. good, all right, great
  2. good looking, nice

Adverb

bien (comparative mieux, superlative le mieux)

  1. well
  2. indeed; so
  3. (followed by de, des, or du) a lot (of)
  4. very; really

Usage notes

  • The sense "very" is of restricted use; bien cannot be used interchangeably with très or fort in all contexts.

Related terms

  • ben

Noun

bien m (plural biens)

  1. good as opposed to evil
  2. a commodity, a good
  3. a possession

Derived terms

Related terms

  • bon

Further reading

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

Anagrams

  • béni

Japanese

Romanization

bien

  1. Rōmaji transcription of びえん

Ladino

Alternative forms

byén

Etymology

From Old Spanish from Latin bene (well), from Latin bonus (good).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [bjẽn]

Adjective

bien m (Latin spelling, Hebrew spelling ביין‎, plural bienes)

  1. good
  2. conforming to duty

Adverb

bien (Latin spelling, Hebrew spelling ביין‎)

  1. good, well

Derived terms

  • bienaventurado

Middle English

Alternative forms

  • biggen, buggen

Etymology

From Old English bycġan, from Proto-West Germanic *buggjan.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈbiːən/

Verb

bien

  1. buy

Conjugation

Descendants

  • English: buy
  • Scots: by
  • Yola: bidge

References

  • “bīen, v.”, in MED Online, Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan, 2007.

Middle French

Etymology

From Old French bien.

Adverb

bien

  1. well (in a positive way; in a way that meets or exceeds expectations)

Related terms

  • bienfaire

Descendants

  • French: bien

References

  • bien on Dictionnaire du Moyen Français (1330–1500) (in French)
  • Godefroy, Frédéric, Dictionnaire de l'ancienne langue française et de tous ses dialectes du IXe au XVe siècle (1881) (bien, supplement)

Norwegian Bokmål

Alternative forms

  • bia

Noun

bien m or f

  1. definite masculine singular of bie

Old French

Alternative forms

  • ben

Etymology

From Latin bene.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈbi͡ɛn/
  • Rhymes: -en

Adverb

bien (comparative and superlative mielz or miex)

  1. well
    • circa 1170, Chrétien de Troyes, Érec et Énide:
      "Oïl, mout m'an sovient il bien.
      Seneschaus, savez vos an rien?
      Yes, I remember it well
      Seneschal, do you know anything about it?
  2. indeed (used for emphasis)

Noun

bien m (oblique plural biens, nominative singular biens, nominative plural bien)

  1. possession; object of value
  2. good (as opposed to evil)

Related terms

  • bon

Descendants

  • Middle French: bien
    • French: bien (adverb and noun)
  • Walloon: bén

Spanish

Etymology

From Old Spanish, from Latin bene (well).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈbjen/, [ˈbjẽn]
  • Rhymes: -en

Adverb

bien

  1. well (adverbial form of bueno)
    Antonym: mal
  2. well, fine, okay (state of being satisfied with the status quo)
  3. properly
  4. willingly
  5. very
  6. as well

Derived terms

Adjective

bien (plural bienes)

  1. (postpositive, colloquial) well-to-do; affluent; wealthy; upper-class
  2. (postpositive, colloquial) exclusive; upscale; high-class

Noun

bien m (plural bienes)

  1. good (as opposed to evil)
    Antonym: mal
  2. goodness
  3. good, better (substantive)
  4. welfare, benefit
  5. (plural) goods, property, possessions, assets, wealth, estate

Derived terms

Related terms

  • benefacer
  • bienhechor
  • buen, bueno

Volapük

Etymology

Borrowed from German Biene, English bee.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /biˈen/

Noun

bien (nominative plural biens)

  1. bee
    • 1959, "Lak drenas", Volapükagased, issue 2, page 7.

Declension

Derived terms

See also

  • danüdapük
  • küm
  • kümam
  • kümamüp
  • kümön
  • musak
  • miel
  • näsäk
  • näsäkav
  • näsäkavan
  • vesep

West Frisian

Etymology

From Old Frisian bēn, from Proto-Germanic *bainą.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /biə̯n/

Noun

bien n (plural biennen, diminutive bientsje)

  1. bone
  2. leg

Further reading

  • “bien”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal[1] (in Dutch), 2011

Source: wiktionary.org
  • (Scots) well off, comfortable.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)