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Yes. The word him is a Scrabble US word. The word him is worth 8 points in Scrabble:

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3 letters words from 'him'

HIM 8 

2 letters words from 'him'

HI 5HM 7
MI 4 

All 3 letters words made out of him

him ihm hmi mhi imh mih

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Definitions and meaning of him

him

Etymology

From Middle English him, from Old English him, from Proto-Germanic *himmai (to this, to this one). Cognate with Saterland Frisian him (him), West Frisian him (him), Sylt North Frisian ham, höm (him), Dutch hem (him), German Low German hum, hüm, em (him), German ihm (him, dative).

Pronunciation

  • (UK, US) enPR: hĭm, IPA(key): /ˈhɪm/, unstressed IPA(key): /əm/, [ɪ̈m]
  • Rhymes: -ɪm
  • Homophone: hymn,'em for unstressed in some pronunciations.

Pronoun

him (personal pronoun, objective case)

  1. A masculine pronoun; he as a grammatical object.
    1. With dative effect or as an indirect object. [from 9th c.]
      • 1897, Bram Stoker, Dracula:
        ‘I promise,’ he said as I gave him the papers.
    2. Following a preposition. [from 9th c.]
      • 1813, Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice:
        She was in no humour for conversation with anyone but himself; and to him she had hardly courage to speak.
    3. With accusative effect or as a direct object. [from 12th c.]
      • 1853, Charles Dickens, Bleak House:
        ‘He's got it buttoned in his breast. I saw him put it there.’
  2. (now rare) Used reflexively: (to) himself. [from 9th c.]
    • 1526, William Tyndale, trans. Bible, Acts XII:
      Apon a daye apoynted, the kynge arayed hym in royall apparell, and set hym in his seate, and made an oracion unto them.
    • 1765, Oliver Goldsmith, The traveller, or, A prospect of society
      Though poor the peasant’s hut, his feasts though small,
      He sees his little lot the lot of all;
      [...]
      But calm, and bred in ignorance and toil,
      Each wish contracting, fits him to the soil.
  3. With nominative effect: he, especially as a predicate after be, or following a preposition. [from 15th c.]
    • c. 1616, William Shakespeare, Macbeth, First Folio 1623, V.10:
      Before my body, I throw my warlike Shield: Lay on Macduffe, And damn'd be him, that first cries hold, enough.
    • 2003, Claire Cozens, The Guardian, 11 Jun 2003:
      Lowe quit the West Wing last year amid rumours that he was unhappy that his co-stars earned more than him.
  4. Alternative letter-case form of Him

Descendants

  • Jamaican Creole: im
  • Pijin: hem
  • Pijin: -im

Translations

See also

See also

  • he
  • his
  • her
  • them

Noun

him (plural hims)

  1. (informal) A male person or animal.
    • 1985, Hélène Cixous, Sorties (translated)
      [] daring dizzying passages in other, fleeting and passionate dwellings within the hims and hers whom she inhabits []
    • 2004, Tom Wolfe, I Am Charlotte Simmons: A Novel
      Both hims took a good look at him.

Synonyms

  • he

Anagrams

  • HMI

Gayón

Noun

him

  1. water

References

  • Luis Oramas, Materiales para el estudio de los dialectos Ayamán, Gayón, Jirajara, Ajagua (1916)

Irish

Noun

him m

  1. h-prothesized form of im

Luxembourgish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /him/

Pronoun

him

  1. third-person masculine singular, dative: him, to him
    Ech baken him e Kuch.
    I'm baking him a cake.
  2. third-person neuter singular, dative: her, to her; (rarely: it, to it)
    Hie war gëschter mat him am Kino.
    He went to the cinema with her yesterday.

Usage notes

  • For the use of the neuter for referring to female persons, see hatt.

Declension


Middle English

Etymology 1

From Old English him. Originally a dative form; gradually displaced accusative hine.

Alternative forms

  • himm, hym, im, ym, hem, hime, hyme

Pronoun

him (nominative he)

  1. Third-person singular masculine pronoun indicating a grammatical object: him.
  2. (reflexive) himself.
  3. Third-person singular neuter pronoun indicating a grammatical object: it.
  4. (impersonal) Third-person singular neuter pronoun indicating a grammatical object one, you.
Descendants
  • English: him
See also
References
  • “him, pron.”, in MED Online, Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan, 2007, retrieved 6 May 2018.

Etymology 2

Pronoun

him

  1. Alternative form of hem (them)

Mizo

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /him/

Adjective

him

  1. safe
  2. unscathed

Norwegian Nynorsk

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /hiːm/

Adverb

him

  1. (dialectal) alternative form of heim

Old English

Alternative forms

  • hym, heom, eom

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /him/

Pronoun

him

  1. dative of : him
  2. dative of hit: it
  3. dative of hīe: them

Descendants

  • English: him, 'em

Old Frisian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /hɪm/

Pronoun

him

  1. dative of ; him

Inflection


Saterland Frisian

Etymology

See the etymology of the main entry.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /hɪm/

Pronoun

him

  1. oblique of hie; him

See also

References

  • “him” in Saterfriesisches Wörterbuch

Sursurunga

Verb

him

  1. to work

Further reading

  • Sursurunga Organised Phonology Data (2011)

West Frisian

Etymology

From Old Frisian him, from Proto-Germanic *himmai.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /hɪm/
  • (unstressed) IPA(key): /(ə)m/

Pronoun

him

  1. object of hy

Source: wiktionary.org
  • a pronoun representing a male person or thing.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)