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Is bile a Scrabble word?

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

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4 letters words from 'bile'

BILE 6 

3 letters words from 'bile'

BEL 5LEI 3
LIB 5LIE 3

2 letters words from 'bile'

BE 4BI 4
EL 2LI 2

All 4 letters words made out of bile

bile ible blie lbie ilbe libe biel ibel beil ebil iebl eibl blei lbei beli ebli lebi elbi ileb lieb ielb eilb leib elib

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

Definitions and meaning of bile

bile

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /baɪl/
  • Rhymes: -aɪl

Etymology 1

Mid 16th century, via Middle French, from Latin bīlis (bile).

Noun

bile (usually uncountable, plural biles)

  1. (biochemistry) A bitter brownish-yellow or greenish-yellow secretion produced by the liver, stored in the gall bladder, and discharged into the duodenum where it aids the process of digestion.
  2. bitterness of temper; ill humour; irascibility.
  3. Two of the four humours, black bile or yellow bile, in ancient and medieval physiology.
Synonyms
  • gall
Derived terms
Translations

Etymology 2

Obsolete form of boil. Akin to Dutch buil and German Beule, all from Proto-Germanic *būlǭ.

Noun

bile (plural biles)

  1. (obsolete) A boil (kind of swelling).

Verb

bile (third-person singular simple present biles, present participle biling, simple past and past participle biled)

  1. Pronunciation spelling of boil.
    • 1912, Stella George Stern Perry, Melindy (page 130)
      We pretty near biled ourselves and Miss Euly done got her bes' pink apron stained, an' I dropped Sis Suky's big kitchen spoon in de hogshead of sand []

Anagrams

  • -ible, Lieb

Albanian

Etymology

From Proto-Albanian *bālnai, from Proto-Indo-European *bhḷəno, from *bʰel- (to blow, swell), related to bolle. Compare Ancient Greek φαλλός (phallós, penis), Latin follis (bellows), Old Irish ball (member, body part) and Modern High German Bille (penis)

Noun

bile f

  1. penis

Related terms

  • bolle

French

Etymology

From Latin bilis

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /bil/

Noun

bile f (uncountable)

  1. bile

Further reading

  • “bile” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

Irish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈbʲɪlʲə/

Etymology 1

From Old Irish bile, from Proto-Celtic *belyom (tree), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰolh₃yom (leaf).

Noun

bile m (genitive singular bile, nominative plural bilí)

  1. tree, especially a large, ancient, sacred one
  2. scion; distinguished person
Derived terms

Etymology 2

See béal (lip)

Noun

bile m (genitive singular bile, nominative plural bilí)

  1. rim (of vessel)

Declension

Mutation

Further reading

  • "bile" 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) , “1 bile”, in eDIL: Electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language

Italian

Etymology

Probably borrowed from Latin bīlis (bile).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈbile/

Noun

bile f (plural bili)

  1. (physiology) bile
  2. anger

Derived terms

See also

  • fiele

Anagrams

  • beli

Latin

Noun

bīle

  1. ablative singular of bīlis

Norwegian Bokmål

Pronunciation

IPA(key): /²biːl.ə/

Etymology 1

Borrowed from Middle Low German bīle (axe).

Noun

bile f or m (definite singular bila or bilen, indefinite plural biler, definite plural bilene)

  1. An axe, espescially a broadaxe

Etymology 2

From bil.

Verb

bile (present tense biler, past tense bilte, past participle bilt)

  1. To ride a car

References

“bile” in The Bokmål Dictionary.


Norwegian Nynorsk

Pronunciation

IPA(key): /²biːl.ə/

Etymology 1

Borrowed from Middle Low German bīle (axe).

Noun

bile f (definite singular bila, indefinite plural biler, definite plural bilene)

  1. An axe, espescially a broadaxe

Etymology 2

From bil.

Verb

bile (present tense bilar or biler, past tense bila or bilte, past participle bila or bilt)

  1. To ride a car

References

“bile” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.


Old Irish

Etymology

From Proto-Celtic *belyos (tree), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰolyo- (leaf). Cognate with Latin folium, Ancient Greek φύλλον (phúllon), and Old Armenian բողբոջ (bołboǰ).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈbʲilʲe/

Noun

bile m (genitive bili, nominative plural bili)

  1. tree, especially a large, ancient, sacred one

Declension

Derived terms

  • bilech, biledach

Descendants

Mutation

References

  • Gregory Toner, Maire Ní Mhaonaigh, Sharon Arbuthnot, Dagmar Wodtko, Maire-Luise Theuerkauf, editors (2019) , “1 bile”, in eDIL: Electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language

Portuguese

Etymology

Borrowed from Latin bilis.

Noun

bile f (uncountable)

  1. gall; bile

Synonyms

  • fel, bílis

Romanian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈbile]

Noun

bile f

  1. indefinite plural of bilă
  2. indefinite genitive/dative singular of bilă

Scottish Gaelic

Etymology 1

From Old Irish bél (lip). Related to beul.

Noun

bile f (genitive singular bile, plural bilean)

  1. lip (of mouth)
  2. rim (of container)
  3. brim (of hat)

Etymology 2

Borrowed from English bill.

Noun

bile m (genitive singular bile, plural bilean)

  1. bill (for law)

References


Serbo-Croatian

Alternative forms

  • bilèsi

Etymology

Borrowed from Ottoman Turkish بیله(bile) (Turkish bile).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /bǐle/
  • Hyphenation: bi‧le

Adverb

bìle (Cyrillic spelling бѝле)

  1. (regional) moreover, even

Participle

bile (Cyrillic spelling биле)

  1. feminine plural active past participle of biti

Turkish

Etymology

From Ottoman Turkish بیله(bile), from Proto-Turkic *bile (with, together, also).

Conjunction

bile

  1. neither, even

West Frisian

Etymology

Borrowed from Middle Dutch bile or Middle Low German bîle, bîl (axe), both ultimately from Proto-Germanic *bilją.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈbilə/

Noun

bile c (plural bilen, diminutive byltsje)

  1. axe

Further reading

  • “bile”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011

Source: wiktionary.org
  • a fluid secreted by the liver.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)