Niger in Scrabble Dictionary

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Is niger a Scrabble word?

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

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

N1I1G2E1R1

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You can make 32 words from 'niger' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


5 letters words from 'niger'

ERING 6GREIN 6
NIGER 6REIGN 6
RENIG 6 

4 letters words from 'niger'

GIEN 5GIRN 5
GREN 5GRIN 5
REIN 4RINE 4
RING 5 

3 letters words from 'niger'

ENG 4ERG 4
ERN 3GEN 4
GIE 4GIN 4
IRE 3NEG 4
NIE 3REG 4
REI 3REN 3
RIG 4RIN 3

2 letters words from 'niger'

EN 2ER 2
GI 3IN 2
NE 2RE 2

All 5 letters words made out of niger

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

Definitions and meaning of niger

niger

Etymology

From the name of the Niger River, from Latin Nigris. See further etymology at Niger.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈnaɪd͡ʒə(ɹ)/

Noun

niger (uncountable)

  1. An Ethiopian herb, Guizotia abyssinica, grown for its seed and edible oil.

References

  • “Niger, n.2.”, in OED Online ⁠, Oxford: Oxford University Press, September 2003.

Anagrams

  • Grein, Negri, Reign, nigre, re-nig, reign, renig, ringe

Latin

Etymology

Uncertain origin, but possibly from Proto-Indo-European *nókʷts (night).

Pronunciation

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈni.ɡer/, [ˈnɪ.ɡɛr]
  • (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /ˈni.d͡ʒer/, [ˈniː.d͡ʒɛr]

Adjective

niger (feminine nigra, neuter nigrum, superlative nigerrimus); first/second-declension adjective (nominative masculine singular in -er)

  1. wan, shining black (as opposed to ater, dull black)
    Nigrum in candida vertere.
    To turn black into white.
  2. bad; evil; ill-omened

Declension

First/second-declension adjective (nominative masculine singular in -er).

Synonyms

  • (black): fuscus

Antonyms

  • (shining white): candidus

Derived terms

  • nigellus
  • nigritia
  • subniger

Descendants

See also

References

  • niger in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • niger in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • niger in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • niger in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • niger in William Smith, editor (1848) A Dictionary of Greek Biography and Mythology, London: John Murray

Serbo-Croatian

Etymology

From English nigger.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /nîɡer/
  • Hyphenation: ni‧ger

Noun

nȉger m (Cyrillic spelling ни̏гер)

  1. (slang, derogatory) nigger

Declension

Synonyms

  • cr̀nac

References

  • “niger” in Hrvatski jezični portal

Swedish

Verb

niger

  1. present of niga

Anagrams

  • Inger, inger, regin, ringe

Source: wiktionary.org
  • (obsolete) a negro.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)