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Is nye a Scrabble word?

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

N1Y4E1

Is nye a Scrabble UK word?

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

N1Y4E1

Is nye a Words With Friends word?

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Valid words made from Nye

You can make 7 words from 'nye' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


3 letters words from 'nye'

NYE 6YEN 6

2 letters words from 'nye'

EN 2NE 2
NY 5YE 5

All 3 letters words made out of nye

nye yne ney eny yen eyn

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

Definitions and meaning of nye

nye

Etymology

Probably from French nid (nest, brood), Latin nidus (nest). Doublet of nidus and nest.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /naɪ/
  • Homophone: nigh

Noun

nye (plural nyes)

  1. A brood or flock of pheasants.

Anagrams

  • -yne, Ney, Yen, eny, ney, yen

Albanian

Noun

nye m (indefinite plural neje, definite singular neni, definite plural nejet)

  1. (Gheg) Alternative form of nyjë

Danish

Adjective

nye

  1. definite/plural of ny

Dumbea

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /naje/

Noun

nye

  1. needle

References

  • Leenhardt, M. (1946) Langues et dialectes de l'Austro-Mèlanèsie. Cited in: "ⁿDuᵐbea" in Greenhill, S.J., Blust, R., & Gray, R.D. (2008). The Austronesian Basic Vocabulary Database: From Bioinformatics to Lexomics. Evolutionary Bioinformatics, 4:271-283.
  • Shintani, T.L.A. & Païta, Y. (1990) Dictionnaire de la langue de Païta, Nouméa: Sociéte d'etudes historiques de Nouvelle-Calédonie. Cited in: "Drubea" in Greenhill, S.J., Blust, R., & Gray, R.D. (2008). The Austronesian Basic Vocabulary Database: From Bioinformatics to Lexomics. Evolutionary Bioinformatics, 4:271-283.

Ewe

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈɲɛ/

Pronoun

nye

  1. I

Verb

nye

  1. to swerve
  2. to swing

Igbo

Verb

nyè

  1. give

Northern Ndebele

Etymology

From Proto-Bantu *-mòì.

Adjective

-nye

  1. one
  2. another

Inflection


Middle English

Noun

nye

  1. Alternative form of noy

Norwegian Bokmål

Adjective

nye

  1. definite singular of ny
  2. plural of ny

Norwegian Nynorsk

Adjective

nye

  1. definite singular of ny
  2. plural of ny

Phuthi

Etymology

From Proto-Bantu *-mòì.

Adjective

-nye

  1. one

Inflection

This adjective needs an inflection-table template.


Southern Ndebele

Etymology

From Proto-Bantu *-mòì.

Adjective

-nye

  1. one
  2. another

Inflection

This adjective needs an inflection-table template.


Swahili

Pronunciation

Prepositional phrase

nye

  1. Alternative form of naye

Swazi

Etymology

From Proto-Bantu *-mòì.

Adjective

-nyé

  1. one

Inflection


Swedish

Adjective

nye

  1. absolute definite natural masculine singular of ny.

Xhosa

Etymology

From Proto-Bantu *-mòì.

Adjective

-nye

  1. one
  2. another

Inflection


Zulu

Etymology

From Proto-Bantu *-mòì.

Adjective

-nye

  1. (with enumerative concord or copulative adjective concord) one
  2. some
  3. another
  4. additional, more

Usage notes

  • This word only means "one" when used with the enumerative concord, or with a copulative adjective concord.
  • The meaning "one" is normally used only with singular nouns. It can be used with plurale tantum nouns, in the meaning "one kind of".

Inflection

Derived terms

  • kanye
  • ubunye

See also

  • -dwa

References

  • C. M. Doke; B. W. Vilakazi (1972) , “-nye”, in Zulu-English Dictionary, →ISBN: “-nye

Source: wiktionary.org
  • to draw near, approach.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)