Firn in Scrabble Dictionary

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Is firn a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word firn is a Scrabble US word. The word firn is worth 7 points in Scrabble:

F4I1R1N1

Is firn a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word firn is a Scrabble UK word and has 7 points:

F4I1R1N1

Is firn a Words With Friends word?

Yes. The word firn is a Words With Friends word. The word firn is worth 8 points in Words With Friends (WWF):

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Valid words made from Firn

You can make 7 words from 'firn' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


4 letters words from 'firn'

FIRN 7 

3 letters words from 'firn'

FIN 6FIR 6
RIF 6RIN 3

2 letters words from 'firn'

IF 5IN 2

All 4 letters words made out of firn

firn ifrn frin rfin irfn rifn finr ifnr fnir nfir infr nifr frni rfni fnri nfri rnfi nrfi irnf rinf inrf nirf rnif nrif

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

Definitions and meaning of firn

firn

Etymology

Borrowed from German Firn, from Alemannic German firn (last year's), from Old High German firni (old), from Proto-West Germanic [Term?], from Proto-Germanic *firnijaz, *fernaz (foregoing, previous), from Proto-Indo-European *per- (forth, forward, across, through); cognate with Old English fyrn (former), Old Norse forn (old), and Gothic 𐍆𐌰𐌹𐍂𐌽𐌴𐌹𐍃 (fairneis, old).

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /fɪən/
  • (US) IPA(key): /fɪɹn/

Noun

firn (countable and uncountable, plural firns)

  1. A type of old snow which has gone through multiple thaw and refreeze cycles and thus is made of numerous small icy grains, though it is not nearly as saturated with water as snow-cone slush is; can be hard or somewhat soft depending on recent and current weather conditions.
    Synonym: névé

Derived terms

  • firnification

Translations

Further reading

  • firn on Wikipedia.Wikipedia

References

Anagrams

  • NIRF

Czech

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈfɪrn]
  • Hyphenation: firn

Noun

firn m inan

  1. firn

Declension

Further reading

  • firn in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • firn in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

German

Etymology

From Middle High German virne, from Old High German firni, from Proto-Germanic *fernaz.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈfɪʁn]

Adjective

firn (comparative firner, superlative am firnsten)

  1. (wine) aged

Declension

Related terms

  • Firn
  • Firne

Further reading

  • “firn” in Duden online
  • “firn” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache
  • “firn” in Deutsches Wörterbuch von Jacob und Wilhelm Grimm, 16 vols., Leipzig 1854–1961.

Slovak

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [firn]

Noun

firn m (genitive singular firnu, nominative plural firny, genitive plural firnov, declension pattern of dub)

  1. firn

Declension

References

  • firn in Slovak dictionaries at slovnik.juls.savba.sk

Source: wiktionary.org
  • granular ice formed by the recrystallization of snow, aka neve.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)