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

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3 letters words from 'ait'

AIT 3ITA 3
TAI 3 

2 letters words from 'ait'

AI 2AT 2
IT 2TA 2
TI 2 

All 3 letters words made out of ait

ait iat ati tai ita tia

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

Definitions and meaning of ait

ait

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /eɪt/
  • Rhymes: -eɪt

Etymology 1

From Middle English eyt, eit, from Old English īġeoþ, īgoþ, iggaþ, iggoþ (ait, eyot, islet, small island), diminutive of īġ, ēġ, īeġ (island). More at eyot.

Alternative forms

  • eyot (island)

Noun

ait (plural aits)

  1. An island in a river, especially the River Thames in England.
    • (Can we date this quote by R. Hodges and provide title, author’s full name, and other details?)
      The ait where the osiers grew.
    • 1833, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Autobiography: Truth and Fiction Relating to My Life trans. John Oxenford, book 9,
      Striking richness of vegetation which follows in the windings of the Rhine, marks its banks, islands, and aits.
    • 1853, Charles Dickens, Bleak House, ch. 1,
      Fog everywhere. Fog up the river, where it flows among green aits and meadows.
Synonyms
  • eyot

Etymology 2

From Scots ait, ate, from Middle English ate, from Old English āte. More at oat.

Noun

ait (plural aits)

  1. (Scotland) An oat.
    • 1785, Robbie Burns, Scotch Drink
      Let husky wheat the haughs adorn,
      An' aits set up their awnie horn,

Anagrams

  • IAT, ITA, TAI, TIA, Tai, Tia, ita, tai, tia

Estonian

Etymology

Related to Finnish aitta.

Noun

ait

  1. barn

French

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɛ/
  • Rhymes:

Verb

ait

  1. third-person singular present subjunctive of avoir

Irish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /atʲ/

Etymology 1

From Old Irish aitt (pleasant, agreeable; strange, unusual, adjective).

Adjective

ait (genitive singular masculine ait, genitive singular feminine aite, plural aite, comparative aite)

  1. pleasant, likeable
  2. fine, excellent
  3. comical; queer
Declension
Derived terms
  • aiteacht f (queerness, oddness)

Etymology 2

Noun

ait m

  1. genitive singular of at

Mutation

References

  • "ait" 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) , “aitt”, in eDIL: Electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language

Latin

Verb

ait

  1. third-person singular present active indicative of āiō
  2. it is said (that)

References

  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.

Old French

Alternative forms

  • aït (scholarly convention)

Verb

ait

  1. third-person singular present subjunctive of aidier

Polabian

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *jьti.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ai̯t/

Verb

ait

  1. to go

Turkish

Adjective

ait (comparative daha ait, superlative en ait)

  1. concerning, relating (to)

Welsh

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ai̯t/

Verb

ait

  1. (literary) second-person singular imperfect indicative/conditional of mynd

Synonyms

  • aet (colloquial)
  • elet (colloquial)

Mutation


Source: wiktionary.org
  • a small island.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)