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Is awe a Scrabble word?

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

A1W4E1

Is awe a Scrabble UK word?

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

A1W4E1

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

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You can make 8 words from 'awe' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


3 letters words from 'awe'

AWE 6WAE 6

2 letters words from 'awe'

AE 2AW 5
EA 2EW 5
WE 5 

All 3 letters words made out of awe

awe wae aew eaw wea ewa

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

Definitions and meaning of awe

awe

Etymology

From Middle English aw, awe, agh, awȝe, borrowed from Old Norse agi, from Proto-Germanic *agaz (terror, dread). Displaced native Middle English eye, eyȝe, ayȝe, eȝȝe, from Old English ege, æge (fear, terror, dread), from the same Proto-Germanic root.

Pronunciation

  • In non-rhotic accents:
    • enPR: ô, IPA(key): /ɔː/
    • Homophones: oar, or, ore, o'er
  • In rhotic accents:
    • (US) enPR: ô, IPA(key): /ɔ/
    • Homophone: aw
  • (cotcaught merger) enPR: ä, IPA(key): /ɑ/
  • Rhymes: -ɔː

Noun

awe (usually uncountable, plural awes)

  1. A feeling of fear and reverence.
  2. A feeling of amazement.
    • 1918, Edgar Rice Burroughs, The Land That Time Forgot Chapter IV
      For several minutes no one spoke; I think they must each have been as overcome by awe as was I. All about us was a flora and fauna as strange and wonderful to us as might have been those upon a distant planet had we suddenly been miraculously transported through ether to an unknown world.
  3. (archaic) Power to inspire awe.

Derived terms

Translations

Verb

awe (third-person singular simple present awes, present participle awing or aweing, simple past and past participle awed)

  1. (transitive) To inspire fear and reverence in.
  2. (transitive) To control by inspiring dread.

Synonyms

  • (inspire reverence): enthral, enthrall; overwhelm

Derived terms

  • awed

Translations

Anagrams

  • AEW, EAW, WAE, WEA, eaw, wae

Mapudungun

Adverb

awe (using Raguileo Alphabet)

  1. quickly, promptly.
  2. soon

Synonyms

  • arol

References

  • Wixaleyiñ: Mapucezugun-wigkazugun pici hemvlcijka (Wixaleyiñ: Small Mapudungun-Spanish dictionary), Beretta, Marta; Cañumil, Dario; Cañumil, Tulio, 2008.

Middle English

Etymology 1

From Old English ēowu.

Noun

awe

  1. Alternative form of ewe

Etymology 2

Borrowed from Old Norse agi, from Proto-Germanic *agaz, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂égʰos. Doublet of eye.

Alternative forms

  • aw, ahe, au, aue, aghe, age, aȝe

Pronunciation

  • (Early ME) IPA(key): /ˈaɣ̞ə/
  • IPA(key): /ˈau̯(ə)/
  • Rhymes: -au̯(ə)

Noun

awe (uncountable)

  1. awe, wonder, reverence
  2. fear, horror
  3. that which elicits or incites horror; something horrifying

Related terms

  • agheful
  • aghlich (rare)
  • awles (rare)
  • awen (rare)

Descendants

  • English: awe
  • Scots: awe, aw

References

  • “aue, n.”, in MED Online, Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan, 2007, retrieved 2018-04-11.

Etymology 3

From Old English onweġ, aweġ.

Adverb

awe

  1. Alternative form of away

Papiamentu

Alternative forms

  • awé (alternative spelling)

Etymology

From Portuguese hoje and Spanish hoy and Kabuverdianu ochi.

Pronoun

awe

  1. today

Swahili

Verb

awe

  1. inflection of -wa:
    1. third-person singular subjunctive affirmative
    2. m-wa class subject inflected singular subjunctive affirmative

Western Arrernte

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /awə/

Interjection

awe

  1. yes

Source: wiktionary.org
  • to strike with fear.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)