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

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

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3 letters words from 'nek'

KEN 7NEK 7

2 letters words from 'nek'

EN 2NE 2

All 3 letters words made out of nek

nek enk nke kne ekn ken

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Definitions and meaning of nek

nek

Etymology

From Afrikaans nek. Doublet of neck.

Noun

nek (plural neks)

  1. Synonym of col

Anagrams

  • Ken, Ken., ken

Afrikaans

Etymology

From Dutch nek.

Noun

nek (plural nekke)

  1. neck

Dutch

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /nɛk/
  • Hyphenation: nek
  • Rhymes: -ɛk

Etymology 1

From Middle Dutch nacke, necke, from Old Dutch *nakko, from Proto-Germanic *hnakkô.

Noun

nek m (plural nekken, diminutive nekje n)

  1. (narrow sense) Nape of the neck.
  2. (broad sense) Neck.
    Synonym: hals
Derived terms
  • langnek
  • nekken
  • nekkramp
  • nekschot
  • nekslag
  • nekvel

Descendants

  • Afrikaans: nek
  • Papiamentu: nèk

Etymology 2

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb

nek

  1. first-person singular present indicative of nekken
  2. imperative of nekken

Anagrams

  • ken, enk

Esperanto

Etymology

From Latin nec

Pronunciation

Conjunction

nek

  1. neither, nor
    nek ... nek ...
    neither ... nor ...
    • 1910, J. A. Mitchell, trans. Lehman Wendelld La lasta Usonano, Project Gutenberg transcription
      La Usonanoj posedis nek literaturon, nek arton, nek muzikon proprajn.
      The Americans possessed neither literature, nor art, nor their own music.

Ido

Etymology

Borrowed from Esperanto nek, from Latin nec.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /nek/

Conjunction

nek

  1. neither, nor

Malay

Pronunciation

  • (Johor-Selangor) IPA(key): /neʔ/
  • (Riau-Lingga) IPA(key): /nɪʔ/

Noun

nek

  1. grandmother

See also

  • nenek (full)

Serbo-Croatian

Alternative forms

  • neka

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *nekъ. Compare Polish niech and Slovak nech.

Particle

nek

  1. let, may

Tok Pisin

Etymology

English neck

Noun

nek

  1. (anatomy) neck, throat

Volapük

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /nek/

Pronoun

nek

  1. no one, nobody

Yurok

Pronoun

nek

  1. first person singular pronoun; I

Source: wiktionary.org
  • (South African) a col, a pass in a mountain range.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)