Definitions For Sain

Verb

{{en-verb}} (transitive, archaic) To make the sign of the cross on or over something or someone. (intransitive, obsolete, _, except in Scots) To make the sign of the cross. (transitive, archaic) To bless, to keep from evil influence. : {{ux, en, Sain usǃ Sain us, oh Godǃ.}}

Etymology

From Middle English sainen, seinen, senen, sinen, signen, from {{inh, en, ang, sēnian}}, seġnian, from {{inh, en, gem-pro, *segnōną, t=to mark with a cross, bless}}, from Latin signō}}, from signum.{{R:Dictionary.com}}{{R:Merriam Webster Online}} Cognate with {{cog, nl, zegenen ("to bless"), {{cog, de, segnen, t=to bless}}, {{cog, ga, séan, t=sign, omen}} and {{cog, gd, seun, t=a charm}}.

Anagrams

ANSI, ASIN, ISNA, Isan, Nias, Sian, Sina, anis, as in, nasi, nasi', nias

Is Sain a Scrabble Word?

Words With Friends YES
Scrabble US YES
Scrabble UK YES
English International (SOWPODS) YES
Scrabble Global YES
Enable1 Dictionary YES

Points in Different Games

Scrabble
4
Words with Friends
5

The word Sain is worth 4 points in Scrabble and 5 points in Words with Friends

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