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Yes. The word nema is a Scrabble US word. The word nema is worth 6 points in Scrabble:

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Yes. The word nema is a Scrabble UK word and has 6 points:

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Valid words made from Nema

You can make 23 words from 'nema' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


4 letters words from 'nema'

AMEN 6MANE 6
MEAN 6NAME 6
NEMA 6 

3 letters words from 'nema'

ANE 3EAN 3
MAE 5MAN 5
MEN 5MNA 5
NAE 3NAM 5

2 letters words from 'nema'

AE 2AM 4
AN 2EA 2
EM 4EN 2
MA 4ME 4
NA 2NE 2

All 4 letters words made out of nema

nema enma nmea mnea emna mena neam enam naem anem eanm aenm nmae mnae name anme mane amne eman mean eamn aemn maen amen

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

Definitions and meaning of nema

nema

Faroese

Etymology

From Old Norse nema, from Proto-Germanic *nemaną, from Proto-Indo-European *nem-, *neme-.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈneːma/
  • Rhymes: -eːma

Verb

nema (third person singular past indicative nam, third person plural past indicative numu, supine nomið)

  1. to touch
  2. to steal
  3. to take
  4. to learn
  5. to notice

Conjugation


Icelandic

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈnɛːma/
  • Rhymes: -ɛːma

Etymology 1

From Old Norse nema, from Proto-Germanic *nemaną, from Proto-Indo-European *nem-, *neme-.

Verb

nema (strong verb, third-person singular past indicative nam, third-person plural past indicative námu, supine numið)

  1. to take, capture
  2. to mine (ore, coal, etc.)
  3. to amount to
  4. to detect, perceive
  5. to study (a specified subject)
    Ég nem frönsku.
    I study French.
  6. (poetic) an auxiliary verb used with a main verb in the infinitive; this construction has the same meaning as the main verb, its inflection simply being transferred to the auxiliary, and serves merely to obtain a fitting rhyme and syllable structure
    Bjarni nam ei fálkann fá – first line of a ditty from Útvarp Matthildur
    = Bjarni fékk ei fálkann: Bjarni did not get the falcon (i.e. the Order of the Falcon)
  7. (with the preposition við + accusative) to touch, reach
Conjugation
Derived terms
  • nemi
  • nemandi
  • nám
  • næmur

Etymology 2

From Old Norse nema.

Conjunction

nema

  1. (connecting noun phrases) except
  2. (connecting clauses) unless
  3. (connecting clauses) but that, whether or not (introducing a hypothetical but likely scenario)
Derived terms
  • ber er hver að baki, nema sér bróður eigi

Anagrams

  • amen

Latin

Etymology

Borrowed from Ancient Greek νῆμα (nêma).

Noun

nēma n (genitive nēmatis); third declension

  1. yarn, thread

Declension

Third-declension noun (neuter, imparisyllabic non-i-stem).

References

  • nema in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • nema in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette

Old Frisian

Verb

nema

  1. Alternative form of nima

Old Norse

Etymology

From Proto-Germanic *nemaną, from Proto-Indo-European *nem-, *neme-.

Verb

nema (singular past indicative nam, plural past indicative námu, past participle numinn)

  1. to take

Conjugation

Descendants

  • Icelandic: nema
  • Faroese: nema
  • Danish: nemme
  • Old Swedish: nima
    • Swedish: nimma, (förnimma)
  • Westrobothnian: nema
  • Scanian: nimma

Conjunction

nema

  1. except

References

  • nema in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press

Westrobothnian

Etymology

From Old Norse nema, from Proto-Germanic *nemaną, from Proto-Indo-European *nem-, *neme-.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [nɪ̀ːmɐ]
    Rhymes: -ɪ̀mɐ

Verb

nema (preterite & supine nema or nemä)

  1. (transitive) to reach for, to touch
  2. (transitive) to pull the seine towards oneself slowly while seine fishing

Related terms

  • naamm (to take)
  • nåm f

Source: wiktionary.org
  • (short for) a nematode, a parasitic worm with an unsegmented, cylindrical body.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)