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Yes. The word grein is a Scrabble US word. The word grein is worth 6 points in Scrabble:

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You can make 35 words from 'grein' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.

5 letters words from 'grein'

ERING 6GREIN 6
NIGER 6REIGN 6
RENIG 6 

4 letters words from 'grein'

GIEN 5GIRN 5
GREN 5GRIN 5
REIN 4RINE 4
RING 5 

3 letters words from 'grein'

ENG 4ERG 4
ERN 3GEN 4
GER 4GIE 4
GIN 4ING 4
IRE 3NEG 4
NIE 3REG 4
REI 3REN 3
RIG 4RIN 3

2 letters words from 'grein'

EN 2ER 2
GI 3IN 2
NE 2RE 2

All 5 letters words made out of grein

grein rgein gerin egrin regin ergin grien rgien giren igren rigen irgen geirn egirn giern igern eigrn iegrn reign erign riegn iregn eirgn iergn greni rgeni gerni egrni regni ergni grnei rgnei gnrei ngrei rngei nrgei genri egnri gneri ngeri engri negri rengi erngi rnegi nregi enrgi nergi grine rgine girne igrne rigne irgne grnie rgnie gnrie ngrie rngie nrgie ginre ignre gnire ngire ingre nigre ringe irnge rnige nrige inrge nirge geinr eginr gienr igenr eignr iegnr genir egnir gneir ngeir engir negir giner igner gnier ngier inger niger eingr iengr enigr neigr inegr niegr reing ering rieng ireng eirng ierng renig ernig rneig nreig enrig nerig rineg irneg rnieg nrieg inreg nireg einrg ienrg enirg neirg inerg nierg

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

Definitions and meaning of grein

grein

Dutch

Etymology

From Middle Dutch grein (a grain), from French grain (a grain), from Latin grānum (a grain), from Proto-Indo-European *ǵr̥h₂nóm (grain). Doublette with Dutch graan (grain), which descended directly from Latin grānum (a grain).

Pronunciation

Noun

grein n (plural greinen, diminutive greintje n)

  1. a small something; a grain

Related terms

  • grofgrein, grofgreinen

Descendants

  • Papiamentu: grein (dated), krenchi (from the diminutive)

Faroese

Etymology

From Old Norse grein

Noun

grein f (genitive singular greinar, plural greinar or greinir)

  1. branch
  2. article (in a newspaper, dictionary, ...)
  3. (law) paragraph, article

Declension

Related terms

  • blað
  • leyv
  • leyvfellandi

German

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -aɪ̯n

Verb

grein

  1. singular imperative of greinen
  2. (colloquial) first-person singular present of greinen

Icelandic

Etymology

From Old Norse grein

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /kreiːn/
    Rhymes: -eiːn

Noun

grein f (genitive singular greinar, nominative plural greinar or greinir)

  1. branch
  2. article, piece
  3. subject, field

Declension

Derived terms

  • trjágrein

Related terms

  • greinir

Anagrams

  • greni, negri

Middle English

Noun

grein

  1. Alternative form of greyn

Norwegian Bokmål

Etymology 1

From Old Norse grein.

Noun

grein f or m (definite singular greina or greinen, indefinite plural greiner, definite plural greinene)

  1. Alternative form of gren
Derived terms
  • greine (verb)
  • greinkryper

Etymology 2

Verb

grein

  1. imperative of greine

References

  • “grein” in The Bokmål Dictionary.

Norwegian Nynorsk

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɡræɪ̯n/ (example of pronunciation)

Etymology 1

From Old Norse grein.

Noun

grein f (definite singular greina, indefinite plural greiner, definite plural greinene)

  1. a branch (of a tree etc.)
Derived terms
  • greine (verb)

Etymology 2

Verb

grein

  1. past of grina

References

  • “grein” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.

Old Norse

Etymology 1

From Proto-Germanic *grain-, related to *granō (awn, bristles).

Noun

grein f (genitive greinar, plural greinir)

  1. branch (of a tree)
  2. point, head, part
  3. cause, reason
  4. distinction
  5. understanding, discernment
  6. dissent, discord
Declension
Descendants

References

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

Etymology 2

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Verb

grein

  1. second-person singular imperative of greina
  2. inflection of grína:
    1. first-person singular past indicative
    2. third-person singular past indicative

Westrobothnian

Etymology

From Old Norse grein, verbal noun of grína, see grin.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɡreɪ̯ːɳ/ (example of pronunciation)

Noun

grein f (definite singular greina)

  1. crotch, fork
    ja sto ti vattnen jäms ve grena
    I stood in water up to the crotch

Source: wiktionary.org
  • (Scots) to long, yearn.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)