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Is murk a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word murk is a Scrabble US word. The word murk is worth 10 points in Scrabble:

M3U1R1K5

Is murk a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word murk is a Scrabble UK word and has 10 points:

M3U1R1K5

Is murk a Words With Friends word?

Yes. The word murk is a Words With Friends word. The word murk is worth 12 points in Words With Friends (WWF):

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Valid words made from Murk

You can make 5 words from 'murk' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


4 letters words from 'murk'

MURK 10 

3 letters words from 'murk'

RUM 5 

2 letters words from 'murk'

MU 4UM 4
UR 2 

All 4 letters words made out of murk

murk umrk mruk rmuk urmk rumk mukr umkr mkur kmur ukmr kumr mrku rmku mkru kmru rkmu krmu urkm rukm ukrm kurm rkum krum

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

Definitions and meaning of murk

murk

Pronunciation

  • (General American) IPA(key): /mɝk/
  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /mɜːk/
  • Rhymes: -ɜː(ɹ)k

Etymology 1

From Middle English merke, mirke, from Old English mirce, myrce (dark, gloomy, evil) and Old Norse myrkr (dark, murky), both from Proto-Germanic *merkuz (dark), from Proto-Indo-European *mergʷ- (to flicker; to darken; to be dark). Cognate Danish mørk (dark), Norwegian mørk (dark), Swedish mörk (dark), Icelandic myrkur (dark), as also Albanian murg (dark), Proto-Slavic *morkъ (darkness), Lithuanian márgas (multicolored), Ancient Greek ἀμορβός (amorbós, dark).

Alternative forms

  • mirk (archaic)
  • mark (dialectal)

Adjective

murk (comparative murker, superlative murkest)

  1. Dark, murky
    • J. R. Drake
      He cannot see through the mantle murk.
Quotations
  • For quotations using this term, see Citations:mirk.
Derived terms
  • murken

Etymology 2

From Middle English mirke, merke, from Old English mirce, myrce (darkness, gloom) and Old Norse myrkr (darkness, gloom), both from Proto-Germanic *merkwą, *mirkwiz (darkness), Proto-Indo-European *mergʷ- (to flicker; to darken; to be dark).

Noun

murk (uncountable)

  1. Darkness, or a dark or gloomy environment.
    Synonym: gloom
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Derived terms
  • murky
Translations

Etymology 3

From Middle English mirken, probably from Old Norse myrkja, myrkva (to make dark, darken), from Proto-Germanic *mirkwijaną, *mirkwajaną (to make dark), from Proto-Indo-European *mergʷ- (to flicker; to darken; to be dark).

Verb

murk (third-person singular simple present murks, present participle murking, simple past and past participle murked)

  1. To make murky or be murky; to cloud or obscure, or to be clouded or obscured.
    • 1918: Booth Tarkington, The Magnificent Ambersons [1]
      Dawn had been murking through the smoky windows, growing stronger for half an hour...
Translations

Etymology 4

Possibly an alteration of merc, from clipping of mercenary.

Alternative forms

  • merk

Verb

murk (third-person singular simple present murks, present participle murking, simple past and past participle murked)

  1. (African-American Vernacular, MLE) To murder or seriously injure.
    • 1991, Camp Lo, Coolie High
      cause we be murkin from the boogie
      And shittin on the crowds
      'cause they jive fakin woody.
    • 2010, Dana Dane, Numbers (page 232)
      That's why he was able to catch Crush out there sleeping and why he murked him before he could ask him any questions.
    • 2011, Treasure Hernandez, Baltimore Chronicles (volume 2)
      He clowned Sticks, and Sticks murked him for no reason. And I don't know for sure, but I think he murked Trail.

Anagrams

  • Krum

Source: wiktionary.org
  • dark, gloomy, obscure.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)