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Is daw a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word daw is a Scrabble US word. The word daw is worth 7 points in Scrabble:

D2A1W4

Is daw a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word daw is a Scrabble UK word and has 7 points:

D2A1W4

Is daw a Words With Friends word?

Yes. The word daw is a Words With Friends word. The word daw is worth 7 points in Words With Friends (WWF):

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You can make 5 words from 'daw' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


3 letters words from 'daw'

DAW 7WAD 7

2 letters words from 'daw'

AD 3AW 5
DA 3 

All 3 letters words made out of daw

daw adw dwa wda awd wad

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Definitions and meaning of daw

daw

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /dɔː/
  • Rhymes: -ɔː
  • Homophone: door (in non-rhotic accents)

Etymology 1

From Middle English dawe, from Old English dāwe, from Proto-Germanic *dēhǭ (compare German Dahle, Dohle, dialectal Tach), from Proto-Indo-European *dʰākʷ- (compare Old Prussian doacke (starling)).

Noun

daw (plural daws)

  1. A western jackdaw, Coloeus monedula, a passerine bird in the crow family (Corvidae), more commonly called jackdaw.
    • a. 1687, Edmund Waller, To Mr Killigrew
      The loud daw, his throat displaying, draws / The whole assembly of his fellow daws.
    • [] But I will wear my heart upon my sleeve
      For daws to peck at: I am not what I am.
  2. (obsolete) An idiot, a simpleton; fool.
    • 2002, Joseph O'Connor, Star of the Sea, Vintage 2003, p.
      ‘Of course I do, you great daw.’ She kissed his beautiful mouth and moved his fringe out of his eyes.
Synonyms
  • jackdaw (Eurasian jackdaw, European jackdaw, western jackdaw)
Translations

Etymology 2

From Middle English dawen, from Old English dagian (to dawn), from Proto-West Germanic *dagēn, from Proto-Germanic *dagāną (to become day, dawn), from *dagaz (day), from Proto-Indo-European *dʰegʷʰ- (to burn). More at day, dawn.

Verb

daw (third-person singular simple present daws, present participle dawing, simple past and past participle dawed)

  1. (obsolete outside Scotland) To dawn.
  2. (obsolete) To wake (someone) up.
  3. (obsolete) To daunt; to terrify.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Ben Jonson to this entry?)

Derived terms

  • adaw
  • bedaw
Translations

Anagrams

  • -wad, ADW, AWD, WAD, wad

Bikol Central

Particle

daw

  1. marks a sentence as interrogative

Matal

Verb

daw

  1. to throw, cast
  2. to sell

References


Tagalog

Alternative forms

  • dao

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /dau/, [daʊ̯]
  • (between vowels) IPA(key): /ɾau/, [ɾaʊ̯]
  • Rhymes: -aw

Particle

daw

  1. Indicates something said by another person or group

Welsh

Alternative forms

  • deith (colloquial)
  • dêl (literary)

Pronunciation

  • (North Wales) IPA(key): /daːu̯/
  • (South Wales) IPA(key): /dau̯/

Verb

daw

  1. third-person singular present/future of dod

Mutation


Source: wiktionary.org
  • to dawn.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)