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Is neb a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word neb is a Scrabble US word. The word neb is worth 5 points in Scrabble:

N1E1B3

Is neb a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word neb is a Scrabble UK word and has 5 points:

N1E1B3

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Yes. The word neb is a Words With Friends word. The word neb is worth 7 points in Words With Friends (WWF):

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


3 letters words from 'neb'

BEN 5NEB 5

2 letters words from 'neb'

BE 4EN 2
NE 2 

All 3 letters words made out of neb

neb enb nbe bne ebn ben

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

Definitions and meaning of neb

neb

Alternative forms

  • nib

Etymology

From Middle English neb, from Old English nebb (beak, nose, face), from Proto-Germanic *nabją (beak, nose). Cognate with Danish næb, Dutch neb, German Schnabel, Old Norse nef, Swedish näbb, Swedish regional näv.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /nɛb/
  • Rhymes: -ɛb

Noun

neb (plural nebs)

  1. (now dialectal) A bird's beak or bill.
  2. (obsolete) A person's mouth.
  3. (now dialectal) A person's nose.
  4. (now dialectal) The peak of a flat cap.
  5. (now dialectal) The nose or snout of an animal, now especially of a fish.
  6. (now dialectal) A projecting extremity; a point or sharp projection.
    • 1658, Sir Thomas Browne, The Garden of Cyrus, Folio Society 2007, p. 183:
      In Acorns the nebb dilating splitteth the two sides, which sometimes lye whole, when the Oak is sproated two handfuls.
  7. (now dialectal) A nib, as of a pen.

Derived terms

  • nebby (Geordie)

Related terms

  • nib
  • nipple

References

  • neb in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.
  • “neb” in Douglas Harper, Online Etymology Dictionary, 2001–2020.
  • Todd's Geordie Words and Phrases, George Todd, Newcastle, 1977[1]
  • Northumberland Words, English Dialect Society, R. Oliver Heslop, 1893–4
  • A Dictionary of North East Dialect, Bill Griffiths, 2005, Northumbria University Press, →ISBN

Anagrams

  • Ben, EbN, NbE, ben

Czech

Etymology

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Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈnɛp]
  • Rhymes: -ɛp

Conjunction

neb

  1. (archaic) or
  2. (literary) because, as, since

Synonyms

  • protože
  • jelikož
  • poněvadž
  • neboť

Related terms

  • aneb

Further reading

  • neb in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • neb in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

Welsh

Etymology

From Proto-Celtic *nekʷos (someone, something), whence also Old Irish nech (anyone; no-one), from Proto-Indo-European *ne (negative particle) + Proto-Indo-European *kʷos (which, that). Cognate with Latvian nekas (nothing).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /neːb/

Pronoun

neb

  1. nobody, no-one

References


White Hmong

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ne˥/

Pronoun

neb

  1. you two (second person dual)
  2. your (second person dual)

References

  • Ernest E. Heimbach, White Hmong - English Dictionary (1979, SEAP Publications)

Source: wiktionary.org
  • of birds, to touch bills.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)