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

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

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You can make 41 words from 'sengi' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


5 letters words from 'sengi'

SEGNI 6SENGI 6
SINGE 6 

4 letters words from 'sengi'

EGIS 5ENGS 5
GENS 5GIEN 5
GIES 5GINS 5
INGS 5NEGS 5
NIES 4SIEN 4
SIGN 5SINE 4
SING 5SNIG 5

3 letters words from 'sengi'

ENG 4ENS 3
GEN 4GIE 4
GIN 4GIS 4
ING 4INS 3
NEG 4NIE 3
NIS 3SEG 4
SEI 3SEN 3
SIG 4SIN 3

2 letters words from 'sengi'

EN 2ES 2
GI 3IN 2
IS 2NE 2
SI 2 

All 5 letters words made out of sengi

sengi esngi snegi nsegi ensgi nesgi segni esgni sgeni gseni egsni gesni sngei nsgei sgnei gsnei ngsei gnsei engsi negsi egnsi gensi ngesi gnesi senig esnig sneig nseig ensig nesig seing esing sieng iseng eisng iesng snieg nsieg sineg isneg niseg inseg enisg neisg einsg iensg niesg inesg segin esgin sgein gsein egsin gesin seign esign siegn isegn eisgn iesgn sgien gsien sigen isgen gisen igsen egisn geisn eigsn iegsn giesn igesn sngie nsgie sgnie gsnie ngsie gnsie snige nsige singe isnge nisge insge sgine gsine signe isgne gisne igsne ngise gnise nigse ingse ginse ignse engis negis egnis genis ngeis gneis enigs neigs eings iengs niegs inegs egins geins eigns iegns giens igens ngies gnies niges inges gines ignes

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Definitions and meaning of sengi

sengi

Etymology

From Swahili sengi. First used in print in English by Jonathan Kingdon in 1997.

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈsɛŋɡi/

Noun

sengi (plural sengis)

  1. An elephant shrew.
    • 2007, George A. Feldhamer, Lee C. Drickamer, Stephen H. Vessey, Joseph F. Merritt, Carey Krajewski, Mammalogy: Adaptation, Diversity, Ecology, 3rd Edition, page 251,
      Sengis feed on insects and other animal and plant material. [] Young sengis are highly precocial at birth—they will forage 1 day after birth (figure 12.14).
    • 2007, Marian Armstrong, Wildlife and Plants, Volume 9, page 540,
      The order formerly known as Insectivora included solenodons; shrews; moles and desmans; hedgehogs and moonrats or gymnures; golden moles, tenrecs, and otter shrews; and sengis or elephant shrews.
    • 2010, Joseph F. Merritt, The Biology of Small Mammals, page 237,
      Like small African antelopes, sengis spend their life exposed to the elements while relying on disruptive coloration to act as camouflage from the plethora of African predators.
  2. A former (1967-1993) monetary unit of Zaire, 1/100 of a likuta.

References

  • Elephant shrew on Wikipedia.Wikipedia
  • Zairean zaire on Wikipedia.Wikipedia
  • Macroscelididae on Wikispecies.Wikispecies
  • Macroscelididae on Wikimedia Commons.Wikimedia Commons

Anagrams

  • Giens, Gines, Niges, Signe, gines, segni, singe

Norwegian Nynorsk

Noun

sengi f

  1. (non-standard since 2012) definite singular of seng

Source: wiktionary.org
  • the office of seneschal.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)