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Is urn a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word urn is a Scrabble US word. The word urn is worth 3 points in Scrabble:

U1R1N1

Is urn a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word urn is a Scrabble UK word and has 3 points:

U1R1N1

Is urn a Words With Friends word?

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

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You can make 6 words from 'urn' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


3 letters words from 'urn'

NUR 3RUN 3
URN 3 

2 letters words from 'urn'

NU 2UN 2
UR 2 

All 3 letters words made out of urn

urn run unr nur rnu nru

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Definitions and meaning of urn

urn

Alternative forms

  • urne (obsolete)

Etymology

From Middle English urne, from Old French urne, from Latin urna (vessel).

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ɜːn/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ɝn/
  • Rhymes: -ɜː(r)n
  • Homophone: earn

Noun

urn (plural urns)

  1. A vase with a footed base.
    • 1648, John Wilkins, Mathematical Magick
      A rustic, digging in the ground by Padua, [] found an urn, or earthen pot, in which there was another urn.
    • His scattered limbs with my dead body burn, / And once more join us in the pious urn.
  2. A metal vessel for serving tea or coffee.
  3. A vessel for the ashes or cremains of a deceased person.
  4. (figurative) Any place of burial; the grave.
  5. (historical, Roman antiquity) A measure of capacity for liquids, containing about three gallons and a half, wine measure. It was half the amphora, and four times the congius.
  6. (botany) A hollow body shaped like an urn, in which the spores of mosses are contained; a spore case; a theca.

Translations

Verb

urn (third-person singular simple present urns, present participle urning, simple past and past participle urned)

  1. (transitive) To place in an urn.

Further reading

  • urn on Wikipedia.Wikipedia

Anagrams

  • Nur, nur, run

Dutch

Alternative forms

  • urne

Etymology

Latin urna.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ʏrn/
  • Hyphenation: urn
  • Rhymes: -ʏrn

Noun

urn f (plural urnen, diminutive urntje n)

  1. funerary urn
    Synonym: asvaas
  2. any other footed vase

Derived terms

  • urnenmuur
  • urnenveld

Source: wiktionary.org
  • URITE, an abdominal segment in insects.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)