Apse in Scrabble Dictionary

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Is apse a Scrabble word?

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

A1P3S1E1

Is apse a Scrabble UK word?

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

A1P3S1E1

Is apse a Words With Friends word?

Yes. The word apse is a Words With Friends word. The word apse is worth 7 points in Words With Friends (WWF):

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Valid words made from Apse

You can make 21 words from 'apse' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


4 letters words from 'apse'

APES 6APSE 6
PASE 6PEAS 6
SPAE 6 

3 letters words from 'apse'

APE 5ASP 5
EAS 3PAS 5
PEA 5PES 5
SAE 3SAP 5
SEA 3SPA 5

2 letters words from 'apse'

AE 2AS 2
EA 2ES 2
PA 4PE 4

All 4 letters words made out of apse

apse pase aspe sape psae spae apes paes aeps eaps peas epas asep saep aesp easp seap esap psea spea pesa epsa sepa espa

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

Definitions and meaning of apse

apse

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /æps/
  • Rhymes: -æps

Etymology 1

From Latin apsis, hapsis, from Ancient Greek ἁψίς (hapsís, arch, vault), from ἅπτω (háptō, I bind, join).

Noun

apse (plural apses)

  1. (architecture) A semicircular projection from a building, especially the rounded east end of a church that contains the altar.
  2. The bishop's seat or throne in ancient churches.
  3. A reliquary, or case in which the relics of saints were kept.
  4. (astronomy, obsolete) The nearest and furthest points to the centre of gravitational attraction for a body in orbit. More usually called an apsis.
Translations

See also

  • Wikipedia article on Apse.

Etymology 2

Noun

apse (plural apses)

  1. (obsolete or dialectal) An aspen tree.

Anagrams

  • EAPs, EPAs, PEAs, Paes, Peas, SEPA, apes, pase, peas, spae

Latvian

Etymology

From Proto-Baltic *apse, from Proto-Indo-European *apsā, from *(H)osp-, already the name of the same tree. Cognates include Lithuanian ẽpušė, dialectal ãpušė, apušė̃, Old Prussian abse, Proto-Slavic *o(p)sa (Russian оси́на (osína), Ukrainian оси́на (osýna), Belarusian асі́на (asína), all from earlier *o(p)sina, Bulgarian оси́ка (osíka), Czech dialectal and Polish osa, osina), Old High German aspa, Middle High German aspe, German Espe, Old Norse ǫsp, English asp, Swedish asp.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [apsɛ]

Noun

apse f (5th declension)

  1. aspen tree (esp. Populus tremula)

Declension

References

Anagrams

  • pase

Source: wiktionary.org
  • a rounded extension at the end of a building, esp. at the east end of a church.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)