Rye in Scrabble Dictionary

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Is rye a Scrabble word?

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

R1Y4E1

Is rye a Scrabble UK word?

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

R1Y4E1

Is rye a Words With Friends word?

Yes. The word rye is a Words With Friends word. The word rye is worth 5 points in Words With Friends (WWF):

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Valid words made from Rye

You can make 4 words from 'rye' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


3 letters words from 'rye'

RYE 6 

2 letters words from 'rye'

ER 2RE 2
YE 5 

All 3 letters words made out of rye

rye yre rey ery yer eyr

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

Definitions and meaning of rye

rye

Etymology

From Middle English, from Old English ryġe, from Proto-Germanic *rugiz, from Proto-Indo-European *rúgʰis. Germanic cognates include Dutch and West Frisian rogge, Low German Rogg, German Roggen, Old Norse rugr (Danish rug, Swedish råg); non-Germanic cognates include Russian рожь (rožʹ) and Latvian rudzi.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɹaɪ/
  • Rhymes: -aɪ
  • Homophone: wry

Noun

rye (countable and uncountable, plural ryes)

  1. A grain used extensively in Europe for making bread, beer, and (now generally) for animal fodder. [from 8th c.]
  2. The grass Secale cereale from which the grain is obtained. [from 14th c.]
  3. Rye bread. [from 19th c.]
  4. (US, Canada) Rye whiskey. [from 19th c.]
    • 1939, Raymond Chandler, The Big Sleep, Penguin 2011, p. 159:
      I bought a pint of rye at the liquor counter and carried it over to the stools and set it down on the cracked marble counter.
  5. Caraway (from the mistaken assumption that the whole seeds, often used to season rye bread, are the rye itself)
  6. Ryegrass, any of the species of Lolium.
  7. A disease of hawks.
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Coordinate terms

  • (Cereals) cereal; barley, fonio, maize/corn, millet, oats, rice, rye, sorghum, teff, triticale, wheat

Derived terms

  • ryegrass

Translations

Anagrams

  • -ery, -yer, Rey, Yer, e'ry, eyr, yer, yre

Source: wiktionary.org
  • RYBAT, (Scots) a dressed stone at the side of a door, window etc..
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)