Ess in Scrabble Dictionary

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Is ess a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word ess is a Scrabble US word. The word ess is worth 3 points in Scrabble:

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Is ess a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word ess is a Scrabble UK word and has 3 points:

E1S1S1

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Yes. The word ess is a Words With Friends word. The word ess is worth 3 points in Words With Friends (WWF):

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3 letters words from 'ess'

ESS 3 

2 letters words from 'ess'

ES 2 

All 3 letters words made out of ess

ess ses ess ses sse sse

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

Definitions and meaning of ess

ess

Alternative forms

  • es

Pronunciation

  • enPR: ĕs, IPA(key): /ɛs/
  • Rhymes: -ɛs

Noun

ess (plural esses)

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter S.
  2. Something shaped like the letter S.

Derived terms

  • collar of esses
  • de-ess

Translations

Usage notes

  • Compounds are normally spelled es: es-hook, es-link, etc.

See also

  • (Latin-script letter names) letter; a, bee, cee, dee, e, ef, gee, aitch, i, jay, kay, el, em, en, o, pee, cue, ar, ess, tee, u, vee, double-u, ex, wye, zee / zed

Verb

ess (third-person singular simple present esses, present participle essing, simple past and past participle essed)

  1. To move in a changing direction, forming the shape of a letter S.

Hypernyms

  • wind

Translations

Anagrams

  • -ses, SES, SEs, SSE

Cimbrian

Etymology

From Middle High German esche, asche, from Old High German asc, from Proto-Germanic *askaz (ash tree). Cognate with German Esche, English ash.

Noun

ess m (plural ésse)

  1. (Sette Comuni) ash (tree)

Declension

References

  • “ess” in Martalar, Umberto Martello; Bellotto, Alfonso (1974) Dizionario della lingua Cimbra dei Sette Communi vicentini, 1st edition, Roana, Italy: Instituto di Cultura Cimbra A. Dal Pozzo

Estonian

Noun

ess (genitive [please provide], partitive [please provide])

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

Faroese

Etymology 1

Noun

ess n (genitive singular ess, plural ess)

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter S.
Declension

See also

  • (Latin-script letter names) bókstavur; a / fyrra a, á, be, de, edd, e, eff, ge, há, i / fyrra i, í / fyrra í, jodd, ká, ell, emm, enn, o, ó, pe, err, ess, te, u, ú, ve, seinna i, seinna í, seinna a, ø

Etymology 2

Noun

ess n (genitive singular ess, plural ess)

  1. (card games) ace
Declension

Etymology 3

Noun

ess n (genitive singular ess, plural ess)

  1. (music) E-flat
Declension

German

Verb

ess

  1. (colloquial) First-person singular present of essen.
  2. (colloquial) Imperative singular of essen.

Hungarian

Alternative forms

  • essél

Etymology

esik +‎ -j

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈɛʃː]
  • Hyphenation: ess

Verb

ess

  1. second-person singular subjunctive present indefinite of esik

Icelandic

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɛsː/
  • Rhymes: -ɛsː

Noun

ess n (genitive singular ess, nominative plural ess)

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter S.
  2. (music) bocal (on a bassoon)
  3. (poetic) horse

Declension


Norwegian Bokmål

Etymology

From Latin as, via Middle Low German es

Noun

ess n (definite singular esset, indefinite plural ess, definite plural essa or essene)

  1. an ace (playing card; or someone very proficient)

References

  • “ess” in The Bokmål Dictionary.

Norwegian Nynorsk

Etymology

From Latin as, via Middle Low German es

Noun

ess n (definite singular esset, indefinite plural ess, definite plural essa)
ess m (definite singular essen, indefinite plural essar, definite plural essane)

  1. an ace (as above)

References

  • “ess” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.

Old Irish

Noun

ess

  1. Alternative form of es (cataract, rapid) m
  2. Alternative form of es (vessel) n
  3. Alternative form of es (death)
  4. Alternative form of es (ox)

Mutation


Swedish

Alternative forms

  • äss (meanings 1 and 2 below)

Pronunciation

  • Homophone: S

Noun

ess n

  1. ace; a card with one mark
  2. ace; someone very proficient
  3. (music) E-flat

Declension

Anagrams

  • ses

Võro

Noun

ess (genitive [please provide], partitive [please provide])

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

Inflection

This noun needs an inflection-table template.


Yola

Noun

ess

  1. ass (donkey)

References

  • J. Poole W. Barnes, A Glossary, with Some Pieces of Verse, of the Old Dialect of the English Colony in the Baronies of Forth and Bargy (1867)

Source: wiktionary.org
  • the letter S.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)