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Is eke a Scrabble word?
Yes. The word eke is a Scrabble US word. The word eke is worth 7 points in Scrabble:
Is eke a Scrabble UK word?
Yes. The word eke is a Scrabble UK word and has 7 points:
Is eke a Words With Friends word?
Yes. The word eke is a Words With Friends word. The word eke is worth 7 points in Words With Friends (WWF):
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Note: these 'words' (valid or invalid) are all the permutations of the word eke. These words are obtained by scrambling the letters in eke.
The noun is derived from Middle English eke, eche (“addition, increase; enhancement; additional piece of land”), from Old English ēaca (“addition, increase; supplement”), from Proto-Germanic *aukô (“addition, increase”), from *aukaną (“to grow, increase”), ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ewg- (“to enlarge, increase”). The English noun is cognate with Old Frisian āka (“addition, increase; bonus”), Old Norse auki (“growth, increase, proliferation”).
The verb is derived partly:
The English verb is cognate with Latin augeō (“to augment, increase; to enlarge, expand, spread; to lengthen; to exaggerate; to enrich; to honour; (figuratively) to exalt, praise”), Old English ēac (“also”), Old Norse auka (“to augment, increase; to add; to exceed, surpass”) (Danish øge (“to enhance; to increase”), Icelandic auka (“to augment, increase”), Norwegian Bokmål øke (“to increase”), Norwegian Nynorsk auka (“to increase”), Swedish öka (“to increase”)).
eke (plural ekes)
eke (third-person singular simple present ekes, present participle eking or ekeing, simple past and past participle eked)
From Middle English ek, eek, eke (“also”) [and other forms], from Old English ēac, ǣc, ēc (“also”), from Proto-Germanic *auk (“also, too; furthermore, in addition”), then either:
The English word is cognate with Gothic 𐌰𐌿𐌺 (auk, “also; for, because; but also”), Old Frisian âk, Old High German ouh (“also, as well, too”) (Middle High German ouch, modern German auch (“also, as well, too”)), Old Norse auk (“also; and”) (Danish og (“and”), Swedish och (“and”), ock (“(dated) also, as well as, too”)), Old Saxon ôk (Dutch ook (“also, too; moreover; either”)), Saterland Frisian ook, uk (“also, too”), West Frisian ek (“also, too”).
eke (not comparable)
Borrowed from a Chuvash-type Turkic language before the times of the Hungarian conquest of the Carpathian Basin (at the turn of the 9th and 10th centuries). Compare the Turkish verb form ek.
eke (plural ekék)
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From Old Swedish, from ek (“oak”).