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Is hori a Scrabble word?

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

H4O1R1I1

Is hori a Scrabble UK word?

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

H4O1R1I1

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You can make 9 words from 'hori' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.

4 letters words from 'hori'

HORI 7 

3 letters words from 'hori'

HOI 6RHO 6

2 letters words from 'hori'

HI 5HO 5
IO 2OH 5
OI 2OR 2

All 4 letters words made out of hori

hori ohri hroi rhoi orhi rohi hoir ohir hior ihor oihr iohr hrio rhio hiro ihro riho irho orih roih oirh iorh rioh iroh

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

Definitions and meaning of hori

hori

Etymology

Borrowed from Maori Hōri (George). Doublet of George.

Noun

hori (plural horis)

  1. (New Zealand, slang, sometimes pejorative) A Maori.

Usage notes

May be pejorative when used by non-Maoris.

Anagrams

  • Ihor

Basque

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): (Southern) /oɾi/, [o̞.ɾi]
  • IPA(key): (Northern) /hoɾi/, [ɦo̞.ɾi]

Etymology 1

Unclear. Possibly contains the participial suffix -i, while the first element has been interpreted as (h)or (dog), thus literally meaning “the color of dogs” or “tawny”.

Adjective

hori (comparative horiago, superlative horien, excessive horiegi)

  1. yellow

See also

References

Further reading

  • “hori” in Euskaltzaindiaren Hiztegia, euskaltzaindia.eus
  • Mitxelena, Koldo L. (1961) Fonética histórica vasca [Basque Historical Phonetics] (Obras completas de Luis Michelena; 1) (in Spanish), Diputación Foral de Guipuzkoa, published 1990, →ISBN, page 182

Etymology 2

Determiner

hori

  1. that

Pronoun

hori

  1. (demonstrative) that one
Declension
Related terms
  • horixe

Ido

Noun

hori

  1. plural of horo

Japanese

Romanization

hori

  1. Rōmaji transcription of ほり

Latin

Verb

horī

  1. present active infinitive of horior

References

  • hori in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin

Middle English

Adjective

hori

  1. Alternative form of hory

Sranan Tongo

Etymology

From English hold.

Verb

hori

  1. to hold
  2. to hold onto, to retain, to catch
  3. (transitive, intransitive) to keep (in a particular state)

Swahili

Etymology 1

From Omani Arabic هوري(hōrī), from an Indian source, likely Hindi होड़ी (hoṛī) or Gujarati હોડી (hoḍī).

Noun

hori (ma class, plural mahori)

  1. a kind of canoe

Etymology 2

From Arabic خَوْر(ḵawr).

Noun

hori (n class, plural hori)

  1. creek, inlet

Source: wiktionary.org
  • (Maori) a Maori; falsehood.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)