The word lain is a valid scrabble word

3 short excerpts of WikWik.org (WikWik is an online database of words defined in the English, French, Spanish, Italian, and other Wiktionnaries.)

  • lain  v. past participle of lie (“to be oriented in a horizontal position, situated”).
  • lain  v. (obsolete) To conceal, keep quiet about.
  • Lain  prop.n. A surname.

17 valid words from 3 definitions

ABOUT BE CONCEAL HORIZONTAL IN KEEP LIE OBSOLETE OF ORIENTED PARTICIPLE PAST POSITION QUIET SITUATED SURNAME TO

4 words-in-word (Words found as is inside the word.)

AI AIN IN LA

One word-in-word RTL (Word found written from right to left, inside the word.)

AL

2 anagrams (New words found by changing the order of the letters.)

ANIL NAIL

20 cousins (New words found by changing only one letter.)

CAIN FAIN GAIN HAIN KAIN LAIC LAID LAIK LAIR LARN LAWN LOIN MAIN NAIN PAIN RAIN SAIN TAIN VAIN WAIN

2 lipograms (New words found when removing only one letter.)

AIN LIN

4 epenthesis (New words found when adding only one letter.)

LAKIN LAPIN LAWIN LAYIN

125 times in the middle (New words found by adding letters in front and at the end of the word.)

BLAINS ELAINS PLAINS PLAINT DELAINE PLAINED PLAINER PLAINLY PLAINTS SLAINTE DELAINES EXPLAINS HOLLAING MURLAINS PLAINANT PLAINEST PLAINFUL PLAINING PLAINISH POULAINE VILLAINS VILLAINY CHAPLAINS COMPLAINS COMPLAINT CUPOLAING EXPLAINED EXPLAINER PLAINANTS PLAININGS PLAINNESS PLAINSMAN PLAINSMEN PLAINSONG PLAINTEXT PLAINTFUL PLAINTIFF PLAINTIVE PLAINWORK POULAINES PURSLAINS UNPLAINED BROMELAINS CHAPLAINCY CHAPLAINRY CHATELAINE CHATELAINS CHILBLAINS COMPLAINED COMPLAINER + 75 words

28 prefixes (New words found by adding one or more letters in front of the word.)

BLAIN ELAIN PLAIN SLAIN EXPLAIN MISLAIN MURLAIN OUTLAIN UNSLAIN VILLAIN CHAPLAIN COMPLAIN FORELAIN OVERLAIN PURSLAIN BROMELAIN CHATELAIN CHILBLAIN PENEPLAIN PORCELAIN REEXPLAIN SUPERLAIN UNDERLAIN FLOODPLAIN OUTVILLAIN CHAMBERLAIN OVEREXPLAIN SEMIPORCELAIN

33 anagrams plus one (New words formed with all the letters from the word plus a letter.)

+A LANAI LIANA
+B BINAL BLAIN
+C LINAC
+D NIDAL
+E ALIEN ALINE ANILE ELAIN LIANE
+F FINAL
+G ALGIN ALIGN LIANG LIGAN LINGA
+K LAKIN
+M LIMAN
+O ALOIN
+P LAPIN PLAIN
+S ANILS NAILS SLAIN SNAIL
+U INULA
+V ANVIL NIVAL VINAL
+W LAWIN
+Y INLAY LAYIN

5 anagrams minus one (New words formed with all the letters from the word minus a letter.)

-A LIN NIL
-L AIN ANI
-N AIL

Scrabble scoring

  • 4 points.

Probability in scrabble (Probability to draw 7 letters at the beginning of the game to build the word.)

  • Joker allowed, 1 in 23.8 chance (4.21%).
  • Joker not allowed, 1 in 57.6 chance (1.74%).

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  • No suffixes (Word found by adding one or more letters at the end of the word.)

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