Loin in Scrabble Dictionary

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Is loin a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word loin is a Scrabble US word. The word loin is worth 4 points in Scrabble:

L1O1I1N1

Is loin a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word loin is a Scrabble UK word and has 4 points:

L1O1I1N1

Is loin a Words With Friends word?

Yes. The word loin is a Words With Friends word. The word loin is worth 6 points in Words With Friends (WWF):

L2O1I1N2

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Valid words made from Loin

You can make 15 words from 'loin' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


4 letters words from 'loin'

LINO 4LION 4
LOIN 4NOIL 4

3 letters words from 'loin'

ION 3LIN 3
NIL 3OIL 3

2 letters words from 'loin'

IN 2IO 2
LI 2LO 2
NO 2OI 2
ON 2 

All 4 letters words made out of loin

loin olin lion ilon oiln ioln loni olni lnoi nloi onli noli lino ilno lnio nlio inlo nilo oinl ionl onil noil inol niol

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

Definitions and meaning of loin

loin

Etymology

From Middle English loyne, from Old French loigne, from Latin lumbus, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *lendʰ- (kidney, waist). Cognate with Old English lendenu, Dutch lende, German Lende, Swedish länd (haunch, loin), Proto-Slavic *lędvьja (Russian ля́двея (ljádveja)). See also lend.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /lɔɪn/
  • Rhymes: -ɔɪn

Noun

loin (plural loins)

  1. The part of the body (of humans and quadrupeds) at each side of the backbone, between the ribs and hips
  2. Any of several cuts of meat taken from this part of an animal

Usage notes

The plural loins is used for a wider body region, or specifically as a euphemism for the pubic region.

Derived terms

Related terms

  • lumbago
  • lumbar

Translations

Anagrams

  • Lion, Nilo-, Olin, lino, lion, noil

Finnish

Verb

loin

  1. First-person singular indicative past form of luoda.

Anagrams

  • ilon, lino, olin

French

Etymology

Inherited from Latin longē, from the adjective longus (long, far-off).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /lwɛ̃/
  • Rhymes: -wɛ̃

Adverb

loin

  1. Far, distant.
    L'église est loin de l'usine.
    The church is far from the factory.

Usage notes

  • Loin is typically construed with de (of, from). Indeed, loin de may be thought of as a single compound preposition; for example, one says loin duquel (far from which), not *dont [] loin (from which [] far).

Synonyms

  • éloigné

Antonyms

  • (far): près, proche

Related terms

  • éloigner (verb)
  • lointain (adjective)

Further reading

  • “loin” in le Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

Anagrams

  • lion, Lion

Irish

Alternative forms

  • luin (obsolete)

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [l̪ˠɪnˠ]

Noun

loin m

  1. genitive singular of lon

Source: wiktionary.org
  • meat from the lower part of an animal's back.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)