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Is tain a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word tain is a Scrabble US word. The word tain is worth 4 points in Scrabble:

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Is tain a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word tain is a Scrabble UK word and has 4 points:

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Is tain a Words With Friends word?

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Valid words made from Tain

You can make 22 words from 'tain' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


4 letters words from 'tain'

ANTI 4TAIN 4
TIAN 4TINA 4

3 letters words from 'tain'

AIN 3AIT 3
ANI 3ANT 3
ITA 3NAT 3
NIT 3TAI 3
TAN 3TIN 3

2 letters words from 'tain'

AI 2AN 2
AT 2IN 2
IT 2NA 2
TA 2TI 2

All 4 letters words made out of tain

tain atin tian itan aitn iatn tani atni tnai ntai anti nati tina itna tnia ntia inta nita aint iant anit nait inat niat

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

Definitions and meaning of tain

tain

Etymology

From Middle English tein, teyne; compare Icelandic teinn (a twig).

Noun

tain (uncountable)

  1. (obsolete) Thin tin plate
  2. (obsolete) Tin foil for mirrors.
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Anagrams

  • NAIT, TINA, Tani, Tian, Tina, ain't, aniṭ, anti, anti-, nait, tian, tina

Finnish

Etymology

Superlative of taka-.

Alternative forms

  • taain

Adjective

tain

  1. the furthest back, the most posterior

Declension

Less common:

Synonyms

  • takimmainen

Anagrams

  • anti, anti-, nait, tina

French

Etymology

Alteration of étain (tin).

Noun

tain m (plural tains)

  1. silvering
  2. aluminium foil

Derived terms

  • miroir sans tain

Further reading

  • “tain” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

Anagrams

  • nait, naît, niât, tian

North Frisian

Etymology

From Old Frisian tiān or Low German teihn. Compare West Frisian tsien.

Numeral

tain

  1. (Heligoland) ten

Old Irish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /tanʲ/

Noun

tain

  1. inflection of tan:
    1. accusative/dative singular
    2. nominative/vocative/accusative dual

Mutation


Source: wiktionary.org
  • TAILYE, (Scots) an entailment or deed whereby the legal course of succession is cut off, and an arbitrary one substituted.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)