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You can make 22 words from 'dais' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


4 letters words from 'dais'

AIDS 5DAIS 5
DISA 5SADI 5
SAID 5SIDA 5

3 letters words from 'dais'

ADS 4AID 4
AIS 3DAS 4
DIS 4IDS 4
SAD 4SAI 3

2 letters words from 'dais'

AD 3AI 2
AS 2DA 3
DI 3ID 3
IS 2SI 2

All 4 letters words made out of dais

dais adis dias idas aids iads dasi adsi dsai sdai asdi sadi disa idsa dsia sdia isda sida aisd iasd asid said isad siad

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

Definitions and meaning of dais

dais

Alternative forms

  • daïs (dated)
  • deas (obsolete, Scotland)
  • deis (obsolete)

Etymology

From Middle English deis, from Anglo-Norman deis, from Old French deis, dois (modern French dais), from Latin discum, accusative singular of discus (discus, disc, quoit; dish) (Late Latin discum (table)), from Ancient Greek δίσκος (dískos, discus, disc; tray), from δικεῖν (dikeîn, to cast, to throw; to strike). Cognate with Italian desco, Occitan des. Doublet of desk, disc, discus, dish, and disk.

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈdeɪ.ɪs/, /ˈdeɪ.əs/
  • (General American) IPA(key): /ˈdeɪ.ɪs/, /ˈdaɪ-/, /-əs/

Noun

dais (plural daises)

  1. A raised platform in a room for a high table, a seat of honour, a throne, or other dignified occupancy; a similar platform supporting a lectern, pulpit, etc., which may be used to speak from. [from c. 1800.]
  2. (historical, northern Britain) A bench, a settle, a pew.
  3. (obsolete) An elevated table in a hall at which important people were seated; a high table. [13th–17th c.]
  4. The canopy over an altar, etc.

Synonyms

  • (raised platform): podium

Translations

See also

  • predella

Further reading

  • dais on Wikipedia.Wikipedia

Anagrams

  • AIDS, Aids, IADS, IADs, Said, Saïd, aids, sadi, said, sida

Champenois

Noun

dais

  1. (Auve) finger

References

  • Tarbé, Prosper (1851) Recherches sur l'histoire du langage et des patois de Champagne[1] (in French), volume 1, Reims, page 109

Dalmatian

Etymology

From Latin dē(n)sus. Compare Italian denso, Romanian des.

Adjective

dais m (feminine daisa)

  1. dense
  2. thick

French

Etymology

From Old French deis, dois, inherited from Latin discus. Doublet of disque, which was borrowed.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /dɛ/

Noun

dais m (plural dais)

  1. dais

Further reading

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

Middle English

Noun

dais

  1. Alternative form of deis (dais)

Portuguese

Verb

dais

  1. second-person plural (vós) present indicative of dar

Spanish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈdais/, [ˈd̪ai̯s]

Verb

dais

  1. Informal second-person plural (vosotros, vosotras) present indicative form of dar.

White Hmong

Etymology

From Proto-Hmong-Mien *qrep (bear). Cognate with Iu Mien jiepv.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /dai̯˩/

Noun

dais

  1. bear (mammal).

References

  • Heimbach, Ernest E. (1979) White Hmong — English Dictionary[2], SEAP Publications, →ISBN.

Source: wiktionary.org
  • a raised platform.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)