Niece in Scrabble Dictionary

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Is niece a Scrabble word?

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

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Is niece a Scrabble UK word?

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

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Yes. The word niece is a Words With Friends word. The word niece is worth 9 points in Words With Friends (WWF):

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Valid words made from Niece

You can make 14 words from 'niece' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


5 letters words from 'niece'

NIECE 7 

4 letters words from 'niece'

CINE 6EINE 4
NICE 6 

3 letters words from 'niece'

CEE 5EEN 3
ENE 3ICE 5
NEE 3NIE 3

2 letters words from 'niece'

EE 2EN 2
IN 2NE 2

All 5 letters words made out of niece

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

Definitions and meaning of niece

niece

Etymology

From Middle English nece (niece, granddaughter), from Old French nece (niece, granddaughter) (Modern French nièce (niece)) from Vulgar Latin *neptia, representing Latin neptis (granddaughter), from Proto-Indo-European *néptih₂ (granddaughter, niece). Doublet of nift.

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) enPR: nēs, IPA(key): /niːs/
  • (General American) enPR: nēs, IPA(key): /nis/
  • Rhymes: -iːs
  • Homophones: Nice

Noun

niece (plural nieces)

  1. A daughter of one’s sibling, brother-in-law, or sister-in-law; either the daughter of one's brother ("fraternal niece"), or of one's sister ("sororal niece").
    My niece just celebrated her 15th birthday.

Antonyms

  • (with regard to gender) nephew
  • (with regard to ancestry) aunt, uncle

Hypernyms

  • nephling
  • nibling

Derived terms

  • grandniece

Translations

See also

  • dad / mom
  • brother / sister
  • grandfather / grandmother
  • cousin
  • step-

Anagrams

  • Eceni, Neice

Danish

Etymology

From French nièce (niece).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /niɛːsə/, [niˈɛːsə]

Noun

niece c (singular definite niecen, plural indefinite niecer)

  1. niece

Inflection

Synonyms

  • (fraternal niece): brordatter
  • (sororal niece): søsterdatter

Antonyms

  • brorsøn ("fraternal nephew")
  • nevø ("nephew")
  • søstersøn("sororal nephew")

Further reading

  • niece on the Danish Wikipedia.Wikipedia da

Old French

Alternative forms

  • nece

Etymology

From Vulgar Latin *neptia, from Latin neptis.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈni̯e.t͡sə/

Noun

niece f (oblique plural nieces, nominative singular niece, nominative plural nieces)

  1. niece

Descendants

  • English: niece
  • French: nièce

See also

  • neveu
  • oncle

Swedish

Etymology

Borrowed from French nièce, from Vulgar Latin *neptia, representing Latin neptis (granddaughter), from Proto-Italic *néptih₂.

Noun

niece c

  1. (somewhat formal) niece

Declension

Hyponyms

  • brorsdotter (fraternal niece)
  • systerdotter (sororal niece)

See also

  • nevö (nephew)

References

  • niece in Nationalencyklopedin (needs an authorization fee).

Source: wiktionary.org
  • a daughter of one's brother of sister.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)