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Is eng a Scrabble word?

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

E1N1G2

Is eng a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word eng is a Scrabble UK word and has 4 points:

E1N1G2

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Yes. The word eng is a Words With Friends word. The word eng is worth 6 points in Words With Friends (WWF):

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3 letters words from 'eng'

ENG 4GEN 4
NEG 4 

2 letters words from 'eng'

EN 2NE 2

All 3 letters words made out of eng

eng neg egn gen nge gne

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

Definitions and meaning of eng

eng

Pronunciation

  • (US) IPA(key): /ɛŋ/
  • Rhymes: -ɛŋ

Etymology 1

Probably from Dutch eng (narrow), also confer Old English enge (narrow), ultimately from Proto-Germanic *anguz. No mention of the word is found in any surviving Middle English text, save for the Middle English compound word ang-nail. Related to Dutch eng (narrow), German eng (narrow), Low German enj (confined, narrow), Luxembourgish enk (narrow).

Adjective

eng

  1. (regional, obsolete) Narrow.
References
  • The Dictionary of the Scots Language
  • The Middle English Dictionary
  • bosworthtoller.com

Etymology 2

Noun

eng (plural engs)

  1. Roman alphabet ŋ: The Latin-based letter formed by combining the letters n and g, used in the IPA, Saami, Mende, and some Australian aboriginal languages. In the IPA, it represents the voiced velar nasal, the ng sound in running and rink.
Synonyms
  • agma
  • (ŋ): engma

Anagrams

  • -gen, GEN, Gen, Gen., gen, gen., neg, neg.

Albanian

Etymology

From Proto-Albanian *anga, related to Lithuanian angùs (sluggish, lazy, idle), éngti (to strangle), Latvian îgt (to wear off, to languish), and Gothic 𐌰𐌲𐌲𐍅𐌿𐍃 (aggwus, narrow).

Adjective

eng m (feminine enge)

  1. deaf and dumb

Related terms

  • ang

References


Danish

Etymology

From Old Norse eng.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɛnɡ/, [ɛŋˀ]

Noun

eng c (singular definite engen, plural indefinite enge)

  1. A meadow.

Inflection


Dutch

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɛŋ/
  • Hyphenation: eng
  • Rhymes: -ɛŋ

Etymology 1

From Middle Dutch enge, from Old Dutch *engi, from Proto-Germanic *anguz. Cognate with German eng, from Old High German engi.

Adjective

eng (comparative enger, superlative engst)

  1. narrow
  2. small
  3. scary, creepy
Inflection
Derived terms
  • engte
Descendants
  • Afrikaans: eng
  • ? English: eng

Etymology 2

From Middle Dutch enc.

Noun

eng m (plural engen)

  1. Alternative form of enk.

Anagrams

  • gen

German

Etymology

From Old High German engi, from Proto-Germanic *anguz.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɛŋ/

Adjective

eng (comparative enger, superlative am engsten)

  1. narrow, tight

Declension

Related terms

  • Angst
  • enganliegend
  • engbefreundet
  • Enge
  • engen
  • Engheit
  • engherzig
  • Engelaut
  • Engpaß
  • engsichtig

Further reading

  • eng in Duden online

Kosraean

Etymology

From Proto-Oceanic *aŋin, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *haŋin. Compare Tagalog hangin, Malagasy anina, Pohnpeian ahng, Fijian cagi, Tongan angi, Samoan agi, Hawaiian ani.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /eŋ/

Noun

eng

  1. wind

Luxembourgish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /æŋ/

Article

eng f

  1. Feminine singular indefinite article; a, an
    Si huet zwéin Hënn an eng Kaz
    She has two dogs and a cat

Declension


Mandarin

Romanization

eng

  1. Nonstandard spelling of ēng.

Usage notes

  • English transcriptions of Mandarin speech often fail to distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Mandarin language, using words such as this one without the appropriate indication of tone.

Norwegian Bokmål

Etymology

From Old Norse eng

Noun

eng f or m (definite singular enga or engen, indefinite plural enger, definite plural engene)

  1. a meadow

Derived terms

  • blomstereng
  • kløvereng
  • slåtteeng

References

  • “eng” in The Bokmål Dictionary.

Norwegian Nynorsk

Etymology

From Old Norse eng.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɛŋː/

Noun

eng f (definite singular enga, indefinite plural enger, definite plural engene)

  1. a meadow

References

  • “eng” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.

Old Norse

Alternative forms

  • engi

Etymology

From Proto-Germanic *angijō f.

Noun

eng f or n

  1. meadow

Declension

Derived terms

Descendants

References

  • eng1 in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • eng2 in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press

Uzbek

Etymology

From Old Turkic 𐰭(). Cognate with Turkish en and Kyrgyz эң ()

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɛŋ/

Pronoun

eng

  1. Marks a superlative case (the most; -est)

Welsh

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɛŋ/

Noun

eng f (plural engiau)

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter Ng.

Mutation

See also

  • (Latin-script letter names) llythyren; a, bi, ec, èch, di, èdd, e, èf, èff, èg, eng, aetsh, i/i dot, je, ce, el, èll, em, en, o, pi, ffi, ciw, er, rhi, ès, ti, èth, u/u bedol, fi, w, ecs, y, sèd (Category: cy:Latin letter names)

Source: wiktionary.org
  • a phonetic symbol representing the sound ng, aka agma.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)