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

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

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4 letters words from 'gena'

AGEN 5GAEN 5
GANE 5GEAN 5
GENA 5 

3 letters words from 'gena'

AGE 4ANE 3
EAN 3ENG 4
GAE 4GAN 4
GEN 4NAE 3
NAG 4NEG 4

2 letters words from 'gena'

AE 2AG 3
AN 2EA 2
EN 2NA 2
NE 2 

All 4 letters words made out of gena

gena egna gnea ngea enga nega gean egan gaen agen eagn aegn gnae ngae gane agne nage ange enag neag eang aeng naeg aneg

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

Definitions and meaning of gena

gena

Etymology

Borrowed from Latin gena (cheek). Doublet of chin.

Noun

gena (plural genae)

  1. (zoology) The cheek; the feathered side of the under mandible of a bird.
  2. (entomology) The part of the head to which the jaws of an insect are attached.
  3. (entomology) The part of the head below the compound eyes of Diptera, or an analagous part of the head of larvae without compound eyes.

Anagrams

  • Agne, Ange, Egan, Gean, agen, gean, nega-

Gaulish

Etymology

From Proto-Celtic *genus (jaw, cheek, mouth), from Proto-Indo-European *ǵénus (cheek, jaw, chin). Compare Welsh gen, Old Irish gin, giun, Latin gena.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɡenaː/

Noun

genā f

  1. cheek

Declension


Icelandic

Noun

gena

  1. indefinite genitive plural of gen

Italian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈd͡ʒɛ.na/
  • Rhymes: -ɛna
  • Hyphenation: gè‧na

Etymology 1

From Latin gena (cheek).

Noun

gena f (plural gene) (obsolete, literary)

  1. cheek
    Synonym: guancia

References

  • gena in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

Etymology 2

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb

gena

  1. inflection of genare:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative

Anagrams

  • nega

Latin

Etymology

From Proto-Indo-European *ǵénu-, *ǵénus (chin, jaw, cheek).

Cognates include Ancient Greek γένυς (génus), Sanskrit हनु (hánu), Persian چانه(čâne), Tocharian A śanwem, Old Armenian ծնաւտ (cnawt), Lithuanian žandas, Welsh gen, and Old English ċinn (English chin).

Pronunciation

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈɡe.na/, [ˈɡɛnä]
  • (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /ˈd͡ʒe.na/, [ˈd͡ʒɛːnɑ]

Noun

gena f (genitive genae); first declension

  1. cheek
  2. eye socket
  3. (rare) eye or eyelid

Declension

First-declension noun.

Synonyms

  • (cheek): bucca

Descendants

  • Aromanian: dzeanã, dziane
  • Italian: gena
  • Romanian: geană

References

  • gena in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • gena in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • gena in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette

Norwegian Bokmål

Alternative forms

  • genene (neuter and masculine)

Noun

gena n or m

  1. definite neuter plural of gen

Norwegian Nynorsk

Alternative forms

  • genane

Noun

gena n or m

  1. definite neuter plural of gen

Phuthi

Etymology

From Proto-Bantu *-jíngɪda.

Verb

-géna

  1. to enter, to go into [+locative]

Inflection

This verb needs an inflection-table template.


Romanian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈd͡ʒena]

Noun

gena f

  1. definite nominative/accusative singular of genă

Swedish

Etymology

From the adjective gen (straight, through), from Old Swedish gen, from Old Norse gegn, from Proto-Germanic *gagin (against).

Verb

gena (present genar, preterite genade, supine genat, imperative gena)

  1. to take a short cut

Conjugation

Related terms

  • gen
  • genväg

Anagrams

  • Agne, agen, ange, egna

Source: wiktionary.org
  • the cheek.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)