Asp in Scrabble Dictionary

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Is asp a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word asp is a Scrabble US word. The word asp is worth 5 points in Scrabble:

A1S1P3

Is asp a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word asp is a Scrabble UK word and has 5 points:

A1S1P3

Is asp a Words With Friends word?

Yes. The word asp is a Words With Friends word. The word asp is worth 6 points in Words With Friends (WWF):

A1S1P4

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Valid words made from Asp

You can make 6 words from 'asp' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


3 letters words from 'asp'

ASP 5PAS 5
SAP 5SPA 5

2 letters words from 'asp'

AS 2PA 4

All 3 letters words made out of asp

asp sap aps pas spa psa

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

Definitions and meaning of asp

asp

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /æsp/
  • Rhymes: -æsp

Etymology 1

From Latin aspis, aspidis (asp, viper; shield), from Ancient Greek ἀσπίς (aspís, shield; Egyptian cobra Naja haje)

Noun

asp (plural asps)

  1. (archaic) A water snake.
  2. A venomous viper native to southwestern Europe (Vipera aspis).
  3. The Egyptian cobra (Naja haje)
  4. A type of European fish (Aspius aspius).
Synonyms
  • (Vipera aspis): asp viper, European asp, aspis viper
Translations

Etymology 2

From Middle English aspe (aspen (in compounds)), from Old English æspe (æspan (in compounds)), from Proto-Germanic *aspō (compare Dutch esp, German Espe, Swedish and Norwegian Bokmål asp, Norwegian Nynorsk osp), from Proto-Indo-European *Hosp- (compare Welsh aethnen, Latin abiēs (fir), Latvian apse, Polish osa, Old Armenian ոփի (opʿi, poplar)).

Noun

asp (plural asps)

  1. The aspen tree.
    • 1997, B. Franklin Cooling, Fort Donelson's Legacy (page 233)
      Having decimated groves of cedar, quaking asps, weeping willows, poplars, and fruit trees on the last day of January, Alva C. Griest of the Seventy-second Indiana believed he "was doing wrong all the time we were at it."
Translations

Anagrams

  • APS, APs, PAS, PAs, PSA, Pas, Psa., SAP, SPA, Spa, pas, s.ap., sap, spa

Irish

Etymology

From Latin aspis (asp, viper; shield), from Ancient Greek ἀσπίς (aspís, shield; Egyptian cobra).

Noun

asp f (genitive singular aspa, nominative plural aspanna)

  1. asp
    Synonym: foiléasán (literary)

Declension

Mutation

Further reading

  • "asp" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • “asp” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.
  • Entries containing “asp” in English-Irish Dictionary, An Gúm, 1959, by Tomás de Bhaldraithe.

Middle English

Noun

asp

  1. Alternative form of aspe

Norwegian Bokmål

Etymology

From Old Norse ǫsp, ösp.

Noun

asp f or m (definite singular aspa or aspen, indefinite plural asper, definite plural aspene)

  1. alternative form of osp

References

  • “asp” in The Bokmål Dictionary.

Swedish

Etymology

From Old Norse ǫsp, from Proto-Germanic *aspō, from Proto-Indo-European *Hosp- (aspen, poplar).

Noun

asp c

  1. Aspen; a type of poplar tree. (Populus tremula)
  2. A type of fish. (Aspius aspius)
  3. An African snake. (Vipera aspis)

Declension

Anagrams

  • SAP, spa.

Source: wiktionary.org
  • a venomous snake.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)