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Is sing a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word sing is a Scrabble US word. The word sing is worth 5 points in Scrabble:

S1I1N1G2

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Yes. The word sing is a Scrabble UK word and has 5 points:

S1I1N1G2

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


4 letters words from 'sing'

GINS 5INGS 5
SIGN 5SING 5
SNIG 5 

3 letters words from 'sing'

GIN 4GIS 4
ING 4INS 3
NIS 3SIG 4
SIN 3 

2 letters words from 'sing'

GI 3IN 2
IS 2SI 2

All 4 letters words made out of sing

sing isng snig nsig insg nisg sign isgn sgin gsin igsn gisn sngi nsgi sgni gsni ngsi gnsi ings nigs igns gins ngis gnis

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

Definitions and meaning of sing

sing

Etymology

From Middle English singen, from Old English singan, from Proto-West Germanic *singwan, from Proto-Germanic *singwaną, from Proto-Indo-European *sengʷʰ-. Cognate with German singen (to sing).

Pronunciation

  • enPR: sĭng, IPA(key): /sɪŋ/
  • Rhymes: -ɪŋ

Verb

sing (third-person singular simple present sings, present participle singing, simple past sang, past participle sung or (archaic) sungen)

  1. (intransitive) To produce musical or harmonious sounds with one’s voice.
  2. (transitive) To express audibly by means of a harmonious vocalization.
  3. (transitive) To soothe with singing.
  4. (transitive, intransitive) Of birds, to vocalise:
    1. (ornithology) To produce a 'song', for the purposes of defending a breeding territory or to attract a mate.
    2. (literary) To produce any type of melodious vocalisation.
  5. (intransitive, slang) To confess under interrogation.
  6. (intransitive) To make a small, shrill sound.
  7. To relate in verse; to celebrate in poetry.
    • 1709, Matthew Prior, Pleasure
      Bid her [] sing / Of human hope by cross event destroyed.
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  8. (intransitive) To display fine qualities; to stand out as excellent.
  9. (ergative) To be capable of being sung; to produce a certain effect by being sung.
    • 1875, Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (volume 118, page 685)
      No song sings well unless it is open-vowelled, and has the rhythmic stress on the vowels. Tennyson's songs, for instance, are not generally adapted to music.

Synonyms

  • (confess under interrogation): See also Thesaurus:confess and Thesaurus:rat out

Derived terms

Related terms

  • song

Translations

Noun

sing (plural sings)

  1. The act, or event, of singing songs.
    • 2002, Martha Mizell Puckett, Hoyle B. Puckett, Memories of a Georgia Teacher: Fifty Years in the Classroom, page 198:
      Some of the young folks asked Mrs. Long could they have a sing at her home that Sunday afternoon; she readily agreed, telling them to come early, bring their songbooks, and have a good sing.

Derived terms

  • singsong

See also

  • singe

Anagrams

  • IGNs, Ings, NGIs, gins, ings, nigs, sign, snig

Afrikaans

Etymology

From Dutch zingen.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /səŋ/

Verb

sing (present sing, present participle singende, past participle gesing)

  1. to sing

Derived terms

  • gesonge (verbal adjective)

German

Pronunciation

Verb

sing

  1. singular imperative of singen

Hungarian

Etymology

Borrowed from German. First attested in 1368.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈʃiŋɡ]
  • Rhymes: -iŋɡ

Noun

sing (plural singek)

  1. (archaic) cubit (a unit of linear measure, no longer in use, originally equal to the length of the forearm)

Declension

Derived terms

  • singcsont

References

Further reading

  • sing in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh: A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (’The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962.

Iu Mien

Etymology

From Chinese (MC ɕiᴇŋ).

Noun

sing 

  1. sound

Zou

Etymology 1

From Proto-Kuki-Chin *thiiŋ, from Proto-Sino-Tibetan *kjaŋ. Cognates include Burmese ချင်း (hkyang:) and Chinese (jiāng).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /siŋ˧˥/

Noun

síng

  1. ginger

Etymology 2

From Proto-Kuki-Chin *thiŋ, from Proto-Sino-Tibetan *siŋ. Cognates include Burmese သစ် (sac) and Chinese (xīn).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /siŋ˧˥/

Noun

síng

  1. tree

References

  • Lukram Himmat Singh (2013) A Descriptive Grammar of Zou, Canchipur: Manipur University, page 45

Source: wiktionary.org
  • SINFUL, tainted with sin.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)