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Is dune a Scrabble word?

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

D2U1N1E1

Is dune a Scrabble UK word?

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

D2U1N1E1

Is dune a Words With Friends word?

Yes. The word dune is a Words With Friends word. The word dune is worth 7 points in Words With Friends (WWF):

D2U2N2E1

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Valid words made from Dune

You can make 15 words from 'dune' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


4 letters words from 'dune'

DUNE 5NUDE 5
UNDE 5 

3 letters words from 'dune'

DEN 4DUE 4
DUN 4END 4
NED 4 

2 letters words from 'dune'

DE 3ED 3
EN 2NE 2
NU 2UN 2

All 4 letters words made out of dune

dune udne dnue ndue unde nude duen uden deun edun uedn eudn dneu ndeu denu ednu nedu endu uned nued uend eund neud enud

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

Definitions and meaning of dune

dune

Etymology

Partly from a dialectal form of down; and partly from French dune (from Old French dune), or from Middle Dutch dūne (modern Dutch duin), or from Middle Low German dûne; all ultimately from Proto-Germanic *dūnǭ, *dūnaz, probably from Gaulish dunum (hill), from Proto-Celtic *dūnom (stronghold, rampart), from Proto-Indo-European *dʰuHnom (enclosure), from *dʰewh₂- (to finish, come full circle). Doublet of down (which see).

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /djuːn/, /dʒuːn/
    • Homophone: June (with /dʒ/)
  • (US) IPA(key): /duːn/
  • Rhymes: -uːn

Noun

dune (plural dunes)

  1. (geomorphology) A ridge or hill of sand piled up by the wind.

Synonyms

  • sand dune, sand-dune

Antonyms

  • dyke, dike

Derived terms

  • dunesand
  • duney

Related terms

  • duned

Translations

Anagrams

  • nude, undé

French

Etymology

From Old French dune, from Middle Dutch dūne (Dutch duin), possibly from Gaulish *dunon (hill).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /dyn/

Noun

dune f (plural dunes)

  1. dune

Further reading

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

Italian

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -une

Noun

dune f pl

  1. plural of duna

Anagrams

  • nude

Middle English

Noun

dune

  1. Alternative form of dynne

Source: wiktionary.org
  • a hill of sand.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)