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Is dene a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word dene is a Scrabble US word. The word dene is worth 5 points in Scrabble:

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Is dene a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word dene is a Scrabble UK word and has 5 points:

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Valid words made from Dene

You can make 16 words from 'dene' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.

4 letters words from 'dene'

DEEN 5DENE 5
NEED 5 

3 letters words from 'dene'

DEE 4DEN 4
EEN 3END 4
ENE 3NED 4
NEE 3 

2 letters words from 'dene'

DE 3ED 3
EE 2EN 2
NE 2 

All 4 letters words made out of dene

dene edne dnee ndee ende nede deen eden deen eden eedn eedn dnee ndee dene edne nede ende ened need eend eend need ened

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

Definitions and meaning of dene

dene

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /diːn/
  • Rhymes: -iːn
  • Homophones: dean, Deane

Etymology 1

From Middle English dene, from Old English dene.

Noun

dene (plural denes)

  1. (Northumbria) a valley, especially the deep valley of a stream or rivulet
Usage notes

This, or perhaps Old English dene, is found elsewhere in placenames, particularly in southern England, including Dene Park in Tonbridge, Kent, The Dene in Southwater, Sussex, Deepdene in Dorking, Surrey, The Dene in Alresford, Hampshire, Dene Hollow in south Birmingham, Denefield in Skellingthorpe, Lincolnshire, and Primrose Dene in Knottingley, Yorkshire

Etymology 2

Perhaps related to Middle Low German düne (dune).

Noun

dene (plural denes)

  1. a sand dune by the seashore

Anagrams

  • Eden, Ende, deen, eden, ende, need

Middle English

Etymology 1

From Old English dene; possibly originally the same word as den (den).

Alternative forms

  • dane, den, deyne

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈdɛːn(ə)/

Noun

dene

  1. valley
Descendants
  • English: dene, dean
  • Scots: den (conflated with den)
References
  • “den, n.(1).”, in MED Online, Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan, 2007.

Etymology 2

Borrowed from Latin dēni.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈdeːn(ə)/

Numeral

dene

  1. (nonce word) ten
References
  • “dẹ̄ne, num.”, in MED Online, Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan, 2007.

Etymology 3

Noun

dene

  1. Alternative form of den (dean)

Etymology 4

Noun

dene

  1. Alternative form of dynne

Etymology 5

Verb

dene

  1. Alternative form of deynen (to disdain)

Old English

Alternative forms

  • denu

Etymology

From Proto-Germanic *danją, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰen- (low ground).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈde.ne/

Noun

dene f

  1. valley
    • c. 992, Ælfric, "Another Vision"

Declension

Descendants

  • English: dene

Old Irish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈdʲeːnʲe/

Verb

dene

  1. Alternative spelling of déne

Mutation


South Slavey

Etymology

Cognates include Navajo diné and Dogrib done.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /tɛ.nɛ/

Noun

dene

  1. man
  2. husband
  3. person
  4. (specifically) Slavey person

References

  • Keren Rice (1989) A Grammar of Slave, Berlin, West Germany: Mouton de Gruyter, →ISBN, page 19

Turkish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /de.ˈne/
  • Hyphenation: de‧ne

Etymology 1

Noun

dene (definite accusative deneyi, plural deneler)

  1. (regional) Alternative form of tane

Etymology 2

Verb

dene

  1. second-person singular imperative of denemek

Source: wiktionary.org
  • a sandy tract or dune by the seashore.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)