Deil in Scrabble Dictionary

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Is deil a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word deil is a Scrabble US word. The word deil is worth 5 points in Scrabble:

D2E1I1L1

Is deil a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word deil is a Scrabble UK word and has 5 points:

D2E1I1L1

Is deil a Words With Friends word?

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

D2E1I1L2

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Valid words made from Deil

You can make 21 words from 'deil' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


4 letters words from 'deil'

DEIL 5DELI 5
DIEL 5EILD 5
IDLE 5LIED 5

3 letters words from 'deil'

DEI 4DEL 4
DIE 4ELD 4
IDE 4LED 4
LEI 3LID 4
LIE 3 

2 letters words from 'deil'

DE 3DI 3
ED 3EL 2
ID 3LI 2

All 4 letters words made out of deil

deil edil diel idel eidl iedl deli edli dlei ldei eldi ledi dile idle dlie ldie ilde lide eild ield elid leid iled lied

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

Definitions and meaning of deil

deil

Irish

Etymology

From Old Irish deil (a straight piece of wood in various applications).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /dʲɛlʲ/

Noun

deil f (genitive singular deile, nominative plural deileanna)

  1. lathe (machine tool used to shape a piece of material)

Declension

Derived terms

  • deil potaire (potter's lathe)

Verb

deil (present analytic deileann, future analytic deilfidh, verbal noun deileadh, past participle deilte)

  1. to turn, shape with a lathe

Conjugation

Mutation

Further reading

  • Gregory Toner, Maire Ní Mhaonaigh, Sharon Arbuthnot, Dagmar Wodtko, Maire-Luise Theuerkauf, editors (2019), “2 deil”, in eDIL: Electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language
  • “deil” in Foclóir Gaeḋilge agus Béarla, Irish Texts Society, 1st ed., 1904, by Patrick S. Dinneen, page 234.
  • “deilim” in Foclóir Gaeḋilge agus Béarla, Irish Texts Society, 1st ed., 1904, by Patrick S. Dinneen, page 234.
  • "deil" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • Entries containing “deil” in English-Irish Dictionary, An Gúm, 1959, by Tomás de Bhaldraithe.
  • Entries containing “deil” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.

Middle English

Noun

deil

  1. Alternative form of del

Scots

Alternative forms

  • deel, deevil

Etymology

From Middle English devel, from Old English dēofol.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /dil/, /divəl/

Noun

deil (plural deils)

  1. devil
    • 1827, Sir Walter Scott, "The Highland Widow" ch. 2, in The Chronicles of the Canongate:
      Those in the Lowland line who lay near him, and desired to enjoy their lives and property in quiet, were contented to pay him a small composition, in name of protection money, and comforted themselves with the old proverb that it was better to "fleech the deil than fight him."

Welsh

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /dei̯l/

Verb

deil

  1. (literary) third-person singular present indicative/future of dal

Mutation


Source: wiktionary.org
  • (Scots) devil.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)