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Is cist a Scrabble word?

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

C3I1S1T1

Is cist a Scrabble UK word?

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

C3I1S1T1

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Valid words made from Cist

You can make 15 words from 'cist' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


4 letters words from 'cist'

CIST 6CITS 6
TICS 6 

3 letters words from 'cist'

CIS 5CIT 5
ITS 3SIC 5
SIT 3TIC 5
TIS 3 

2 letters words from 'cist'

IS 2IT 2
SI 2ST 2
TI 2 

All 4 letters words made out of cist

cist icst csit scit isct sict cits icts ctis tcis itcs tics csti scti ctsi tcsi stci tsci istc sitc itsc tisc stic tsic

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

Definitions and meaning of cist

cist

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /sɪst/, /kɪst/

Etymology 1

Borrowed from Latin cista, from Ancient Greek κίστη (kístē). Doublet of chest.

Noun

cist (plural cists)

  1. (historical) A small receptacle for sacred utensils carried in festivals in Ancient Greece.

Etymology 2

Welsh cist (chest) (see kistvaen, cistvaen), from Latin cista (chest, casket), see above.

Noun

cist (plural cists)

  1. (archaeology) A crypt cut into rock, chalk, or a tree trunk, especially a coffin formed by placing stone slabs on edge and topping them with a horizontal slab or slabs.
Derived terms
  • cist-urn

Anagrams

  • ICTs, TICs, cits, cits., tics

Old French

Etymology

From Vulgar Latin *ecce istu, from Latin ecce or eccum + istum, from iste.

Adjective

cist

  1. this; this one

Synonyms

  • cel, cil

Descendants

  • Middle French: cest
    • French: cet

Welsh

Etymology

From Old English cist or Middle English kist.

Pronunciation

  • (North Wales) IPA(key): /kiːsd/, [kʰiːst]
  • (South Wales) IPA(key): /kɪsd/, [kʰɪst]

Noun

cist f (plural cistiau)

  1. chest, trunk
  2. (automotive) boot, trunk
    Synonym: bŵt
  3. (archaeology) cist

Mutation

Further reading

  • R. J. Thomas, G. A. Bevan, P. J. Donovan, A. Hawke et al., editors (1950–present) , “cist”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies

Source: wiktionary.org
  • a tomb consisting of a stone chest covered with stone slabs.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)