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

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

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Valid words made from Hant

You can make 16 words from 'hant' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


4 letters words from 'hant'

HANT 7TANH 7
THAN 7 

3 letters words from 'hant'

ANT 3HAN 6
HAT 6NAH 6
NAT 3NTH 6
TAN 3 

2 letters words from 'hant'

AH 5AN 2
AT 2HA 5
NA 2TA 2

All 4 letters words made out of hant

hant ahnt hnat nhat anht naht hatn ahtn htan than athn tahn hnta nhta htna thna ntha tnha anth nath atnh tanh ntah tnah

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

Definitions and meaning of hant

hant

Etymology 1

See haunt.

Noun

hant (plural hants)

  1. (US, colloquial, chiefly African-American Vernacular) A ghost; a supernatural being.
    • 1907, Harold Bell Wright, New York: A.L. Burt, The Shepherd of the Hills, Chapter I, p. 20,[1]
      [] Say, Mister, did you ever see a hant?”
      The gentleman did not understand.
      “A hant, a ghost, some calls ’em,” explained Jed.
    • 1934, Cecile Hulse Matschat, Suwannee River: Strange Green Land, New York: The Literary Guild of America, Chapter Three, p. 52,[2]
      [] he shivered as though a hant had touched him with its ghostly fingers, for night was near and he was alone in a depth of the swamp where he had never been before.
    • 1967, Richard M. Dorson, American Negro Folktales, Greenwich, Connecticut: Fawcett, “Spirits and Hants,” p. 213,[3]
      The term “hant” covers all malevolent and inexplicable sights and sounds. Primarily hants protect buried treasure and linger about ghoulish death spots.
    • 1969, Maya Angelou, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, New York: Bantam, 1971, Chapter 22, p. 140,[4]
      Naturally, I believed in hants and ghosts and “thangs.” Having been raised by a super-religious Southern Negro grandmother, it would have been abnormal had I not been superstitious.

Etymology 2

Contraction

hant

  1. Eye dialect spelling of hadn’t.

Anagrams

  • -anth, Nath, Than, than

Cimbrian

Etymology

From Middle High German hant, from Old High German hant, from Proto-Germanic *handuz (hand). Cognate with German Hand, Dutch hand, English hand, Icelandic hönd.

Noun

hant f (plural hénte)

  1. (Sette Comuni) hand

Declension

Derived terms

  • drukhan de hénte

References

  • “hant” in Martalar, Umberto Martello; Bellotto, Alfonso (1974) Dizionario della lingua Cimbra dei Sette Communi vicentini, 1st edition, Roana, Italy: Instituto di Cultura Cimbra A. Dal Pozzo

Hungarian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ ˈhɒnt]

Noun

hant (plural hantok)

  1. clod (lump of earth)
  2. grave (place of burial)

Declension

Derived terms

  • hantol

Middle Dutch

Etymology

From Old Dutch hant, from Proto-Germanic *handuz.

Noun

hant f

  1. hand
  2. person
  3. side

Inflection

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

Descendants

  • Dutch: hand
  • Limburgish: handj
  • Zealandic: and

Further reading

  • “hant”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • Verwijs, E.; Verdam, J. (1885–1929), “hant”, in Middelniederlandsch Woordenboek, The Hague: Martinus Nijhoff, →ISBN

Old Dutch

Etymology

From Proto-Germanic *handuz.

Noun

hant f

  1. hand

Inflection

Alternative forms

  • ande (in compounds)

Descendants

  • Middle Dutch: hant
    • Dutch: hand
    • Limburgish: handj
    • Zealandic: and

Further reading

  • “hant”, in Oudnederlands Woordenboek, 2012

Old High German

Etymology

From Proto-Germanic *handuz, whence also Old English hand, Old Norse hǫnd, Gothic 𐌷𐌰𐌽𐌳𐌿𐍃 (handus).

Noun

hant f

  1. hand

Declension

Descendants

  • Middle High German: hant
    • Bavarian: Hond
      Cimbrian: hant
      Mòcheno: hònt
    • German: Hand
    • Hunsrik: Hand
    • Luxembourgish: Hand
    • Vilamovian: haond
    • Yiddish: האַנט(hant)

References

  1. Köbler, Gerhard, Althochdeutsches Wörterbuch, (6. Auflage) 2014

Source: wiktionary.org
  • to haunt.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)