Eh in Scrabble Dictionary

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Is eh a Scrabble word?

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

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Is eh a Scrabble UK word?

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

E1H4

Is eh a Words With Friends word?

Yes. The word eh is a Words With Friends word. The word eh is worth 4 points in Words With Friends (WWF):

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Definitions and meaning of eh

eh

Alternative forms

  • ay (NZ)
  • ehh
  • ehhh

Pronunciation

  • (Canada, UK) enPR: ā, IPA(key): /eɪ/
  • Rhymes: -eɪ
  • (UK, US) IPA(key): /ɛ/
  • (Scotland) IPA(key): /e/
  • Rhymes: -e

Interjection

eh

  1. (informal, Britain, Australia, Canada, US) Used as a tag question, to emphasise what goes before or to request that the listener express an opinion about what has been said.
    These hot dogs are pretty good, eh?
  2. In isolation, a request for repetition or clarification of what has just been said. Compare what, pardon.
  3. (Canada) An interjection used to ascertain the continued attention of an individual addressed by the speaker
    I went to the restaurant, eh, but my friends didn't show up.
  4. Expressing apathy or lack of enthusiasm; meh.
    —Do you feel like going out tonight?
    Eh, I don't know.

Usage notes

In North America this term is stereotypically associated with Canada and some uses of it outside of Canada can convey that you are trying to sound (sarcastically) Canadian. However, it is in wide use in many other parts of the English-speaking world, including the northern United States, Australia, New Zealand, England, Scotland, and South Africa.

Translations

Verb

eh (third-person singular simple present ehs, present participle ehing, simple past and past participle ehed)

  1. To use the interjection eh

Adjective

eh

  1. (informal, predicative only) Of mediocre quality; unremarkable.
    My French fries were eh.

Anagrams

  • H&E, H.E., HE, He, he, he-

Albanian

Etymology

From Proto-Albanian *akˢka, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂eḱ- (sharp).

Verb

eh (first-person singular past tense eha, participle ehur)

  1. I sharpen
  2. I whet
  3. I hone (metal-edged tools)

Conjugation

Derived terms

  • preh
  • mpreh
  • ehull
  • teh

Related terms

  • ath
  • athët
  • thua

French

Interjection

eh

  1. signifying indifference or surprise

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /e/

Anagrams

External links

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

German

Etymology

From Middle High German ē (earlier, ere), originally ēr. Modern Standard German uses the lengthened form ehe (only as a conjunction).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ʔeː/

Conjunction

eh

  1. (colloquial) before

Adverb

eh

  1. (colloquial) anyway
  2. (colloquial, Austria) well, admittedly (for which in Germany only schon is used)

Hungarian

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -ɛx

Interjection

eh

  1. indicates indifference, usually used as a reply alone: meh
  2. indicates an obvious mistake: oh, no

Related terms

  • ej

Manx

Etymology

From Old Irish é (he, they), from Proto-Indo-European *éy. Cognate with Irish é and Scottish Gaelic e.

Pronoun

eh (emphatic eshyn)

  1. he, him
  2. it

Nauruan

Particle

eh

  1. yes

Norwegian

Interjection

eh

  1. uh

Synonyms

  • øh

Pohnpeian

Etymology 1

Noun

eh

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter E.

Etymology 2

Alternative forms

  • e
  • ah

Determiner

eh

  1. his, her, hers, its, third person possessive pronoun

Etymology 3

Noun

eh

  1. liver

Etymology 4

Interjection

eh

  1. a particle used after names of people when calling them

Etymology 5

Interjection

eh

  1. an interjection signifying understanding
  2. a response used when answering a call in a feast

Portuguese

Verb

eh

  1. (Internet slang, text messaging) Alternative form of é (is)

Interjection

eh

  1. (Internet slang, text messaging) Alternative form of é (yeah)

Southern Ohlone

Noun

eh

  1. gray ground squirrel

Spanish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈe/
  • Homophones: e, he

Interjection

eh

  1. hey! (used to call, draw attention, warn or reprehend)
  2. uh, um (space filler in a conversation, expression of hesitation or pause in speech)

Synonyms

  • (hey): hey, ey
  • (space filler in a conversation): este

Related terms

  • ah
  • oh
  • hala

Source: wiktionary.org
  • to say 'Eh', expressing enquiry.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)