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Is yin a Scrabble word?

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

Y4I1N1

Is yin a Scrabble UK word?

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

Y4I1N1

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3 letters words from 'yin'

YIN 6 

2 letters words from 'yin'

IN 2NY 5

All 3 letters words made out of yin

yin iyn yni nyi iny niy

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Definitions and meaning of yin

yin

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /jɪn/
  • Rhymes: -ɪn

Etymology 1

From early romanizations of Chinese (yīn), originally used in reference to shaded areas, as of a mountain or home.

Noun

yin (uncountable)

  1. (philosophy) A principle in Chinese and related East Asian philosophies associated with dark, cool, female, etc. elements of the natural world.
Related terms
  • (complement): yang
  • (unity): yin-yang
Translations

Etymology 2

From ān. Cognate with yan, yen, ane and one.

Numeral

yin

  1. The number one, primarily used in Scotland and Ulster

Anagrams

  • NYI

Aromanian

Alternative forms

  • vin, yinu, vinu

Etymology 1

From Latin veniō. Compare Romanian veni, vin.

Verb

yin (third-person singular present indicative yini or yine, past participle vinitã or vinjitã or vinitã)

  1. I come.
Related terms
  • yiniri/yinire, yinjiri/yinjire, viniri/vinire, vinjiri/vinjire
  • vinit/vinjit, yinit/yinjit

Etymology 2

From Latin vinum. Compare Romanian vin.

Alternative forms

  • yinu, vin

Noun

yin n (plural yinuri)

  1. wine

Derived terms

  • yinar

See also

  • ayinji/yinji
  • ayitã/yitã

Finnish

Noun

yin

  1. Instructive plural form of yy.

Anagrams

  • nyi

French

Etymology

Mandarin (yin)

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /jin/
  • Rhymes: -jin

Noun

yin m (usually uncountable, plural yins)

  1. yin

Further reading

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

Mandarin

Romanization

yin

  1. Nonstandard spelling of yīn.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of yín.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of yǐn.
  4. Nonstandard spelling of yìn.

Usage notes

  • English transcriptions of Mandarin speech often fail to distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Mandarin language, using words such as this one without the appropriate indication of tone.

Middle English

Determiner

yin (subjective pronoun þou)

  1. Alternative form of þin (thy)

Pronoun

yin (subjective þou)

  1. (chiefly Northern and northern East Midland dialectal) Alternative form of þin (thine)

Spanish

Noun

yin m (plural yines)

  1. Alternative form of djinn

Yoruba

Pronoun

yín

  1. your (second-person plural or honorific possessive pronoun)

See also


Source: wiktionary.org
  • (Scots) to entertain or delight with ale.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)