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Is shin a Scrabble word?

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

S1H4I1N1

Is shin a Scrabble UK word?

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

S1H4I1N1

Is shin a Words With Friends word?

Yes. The word shin is a Words With Friends word. The word shin is worth 7 points in Words With Friends (WWF):

S1H3I1N2

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Valid words made from Shin

You can make 16 words from 'shin' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


4 letters words from 'shin'

HINS 7HISN 7
NISH 7SHIN 7
SINH 7 

3 letters words from 'shin'

HIN 6HIS 6
INS 3ISH 6
NIS 3SIN 3

2 letters words from 'shin'

HI 5IN 2
IS 2SH 5
SI 2 

All 4 letters words made out of shin

shin hsin sihn ishn hisn ihsn shni hsni snhi nshi hnsi nhsi sinh isnh snih nsih insh nish hins ihns hnis nhis inhs nihs

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

Definitions and meaning of shin

shin

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ʃɪn/
  • Rhymes: -ɪn

Etymology 1

From Middle English shyn, shine, from Old English scinu, from Proto-Germanic *skinō. Cognate with West Frisian skine, Dutch scheen, German Schiene.

Noun

shin (plural shins)

  1. The front part of the leg below the knee; the front edge of the shin bone: Shinbone on Wikipedia.Wikipedia
    Synonym: tibia
  2. A fishplate for a railway.
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Related terms
  • shinbone
Translations

Verb

shin (third-person singular simple present shins, present participle shinning, simple past and past participle shinned)

  1. (Britain, as "shin up") To climb a mast, tree, rope, or the like, by embracing it alternately with the arms and legs, without help of steps, spurs, or the like.
    Synonym: shinny (US)
  2. To strike with the shin.
  3. (US, slang) To run about borrowing money hastily and temporarily, as when trying to make a payment.
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Derived terms
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Etymology 2

Alternative forms

  • sheen, šīn

Noun

shin (plural shins)

  1. The twenty-first letter of many Semitic alphabets/abjads (Phoenician, Aramaic, Hebrew, Syriac, Arabic and others): Shin (letter) on Wikipedia.Wikipedia
Translations

Further reading

  • Shin (letter) on Wikipedia.Wikipedia

Anagrams

  • hins, his'n, hisn, nish, sinh

Esperanto

Pronoun

shin

  1. H-system spelling of ŝin

Hausa

Etymology

From Arabic شِين(šīn).

Noun

shin f

  1. shin (letter of the Arabic alphabet)

Irish

Pronoun

shin

  1. Lenited form of sin.

Japanese

Romanization

shin

  1. Rōmaji transcription of しん

Manx

Etymology

From Old Irish sinni.

Pronoun

shin (emphatic shinyn)

  1. (personal pronoun) we, us

Source: wiktionary.org
  • (Yiddish) a mess, a scrape.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)