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Yes. The word ach is a Scrabble US word. The word ach is worth 8 points in Scrabble:

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Yes. The word ach is a Scrabble UK word and has 8 points:

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3 letters words from 'ach'

ACH 8CHA 8

2 letters words from 'ach'

AH 5CH 7
HA 5 

All 3 letters words made out of ach

ach cah ahc hac cha hca

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

Definitions and meaning of ach

ach

Etymology 1

From Middle English ache, from Old French ache, from Latin apium (parsley).

Alternative forms

  • ache

Noun

ach (plural achs)

  1. (obsolete) Any of several species of plants, such as smallage, wild celery, parsley.

Derived terms

  • lovage
  • smallage

Etymology 2

Interjection

ach

  1. An expression of annoyance.

Etymology 3

Interjection

ach

  1. Alternative form of och

Anagrams

  • -cha, CAH, CHA, Cha, HAC, HCA, cah, cha

Chuukese

Determiner

ach

  1. First-person plural inclusive general possessive; our (inclusive)

Related terms



Cimbrian

Alternative forms

  • òich (plural you only)

Etymology

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Pronoun

ach

  1. (Sette Comuni) accusative of iart: you (plural; polite singular)

See also

References

  • “ach” in Martalar, Umberto Martello; Bellotto, Alfonso (1974) Dizionario della lingua Cimbra dei Sette Communi vicentini, 1st edition, Roana, Italy: Instituto di Cultura Cimbra A. Dal Pozzo

Dutch

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɑx/
  • Hyphenation: ach
  • Rhymes: -ɑx

Interjection

ach

  1. oh, expresses compassion, surprise and dismay

Descendants

  • Afrikaans: ag

Esperanto

Interjection

ach

  1. H-system spelling of

German

Etymology

From Middle High German ach, from Old High German ah.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ax/

Interjection

ach

  1. oh (expressing surprise, wonder, amazement, or awe)
  2. oh (expressing sorrow)
  3. oh (expressing understanding, recognition, or realization)
  4. oh (preceding an offhand or annoyed remark)
  5. oh (preceding an invocation or address, but rarely a solemn one)

Derived terms

Further reading

  • ach in Duden online
  • ach in Kluge's Etymological Dictionary of the German Language, 1891

Irish

Pronunciation

  • (Munster, Aran) IPA(key): /ɑx/
  • (Connemara, Mayo, Ulster) IPA(key): /ax/

Etymology 1

From Old Irish acht (but, except), from Proto-Celtic *ektos, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁eǵʰs.

Alternative forms

  • acht (obsolete)

Conjunction

ach

  1. but

Preposition

ach (plus nominative, triggers no mutation)

  1. except, but
Derived terms
  • ach oiread (as well) (after a negative)

Adverb

ach

  1. but, only, merely

Etymology 2

Onomatopoeic.

Alternative forms

  • ách

Interjection

ach!

  1. ah! och! ugh!

Further reading

  • "ach" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • Gregory Toner, Maire Ní Mhaonaigh, Sharon Arbuthnot, Dagmar Wodtko, Maire-Luise Theuerkauf, editors (2019), “acht”, in eDIL: Electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language
  • Entries containing “ach” in English-Irish Dictionary, An Gúm, 1959, by Tomás de Bhaldraithe.
  • Entries containing “ach” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.

Middle Low German

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɑx/, [ax], [ɑχ]

Interjection

ach

  1. oh (an expression of grievance or displeasure)

North Frisian

Etymology

From Old Frisian acht. Compare West Frisian acht.

Numeral

ach

  1. (Heligoland) eight

Scottish Gaelic

Etymology 1

From Old Irish acht (but, except), from Proto-Celtic *ektos, from Proto-Indo-European *eghs.

Conjunction

ach

  1. but
  2. except, only

Etymology 2

Shortened form of feuch.

Conjunction

ach

  1. so that

References

  • Gregory Toner, Maire Ní Mhaonaigh, Sharon Arbuthnot, Dagmar Wodtko, Maire-Luise Theuerkauf, editors (2019), “acht”, in eDIL: Electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language

Welsh

Etymology

From Proto-Celtic *akkā, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ekkeh₂ (compare Latin Acca (Larentia), a Roman goddess, Ancient Greek Ἀκκώ (Akkṓ, nurse of Demeter), Sanskrit अक्का (akkā, mother)).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /aːχ/

Noun

ach f (plural achau or achoedd)

  1. kinship
  2. pedigree, ancestry
  3. (plural) lineage
  4. (plural) genealogy, family roots

Derived terms

  • achres (genealogical table)
  • achydd (genealogist)
  • achyddiaeth (genealogy)
  • achyddol (genealogical)

Mutation

References

  • R. J. Thomas, G. A. Bevan, P. J. Donovan, A. Hawke et al., editors (1950-), “ach”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies

Source: wiktionary.org
  • (Scots) expressing regret or impatience.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)