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Is esse a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word esse is a Scrabble US word. The word esse is worth 4 points in Scrabble:

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Is esse a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word esse is a Scrabble UK word and has 4 points:

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4 letters words from 'esse'

ESES 4ESSE 4
SEES 4SESE 4

3 letters words from 'esse'

ESS 3SEE 3

2 letters words from 'esse'

EE 2ES 2

All 4 letters words made out of esse

esse sese esse sese ssee ssee eses sees eess eess sees eses eses sees eess eess sees eses ssee ssee sese esse sese esse

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

Definitions and meaning of esse

esse

Afrikaans

Noun

esse

  1. plural of es

Corsican

Alternative forms

  • essa

Etymology

From Latin esse (infinitive of sum), from Proto-Italic *ezom, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁ésti.

Pronunciation

Verb

esse

  1. to be

Conjugation


French

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɛs/
  • Homophones: ace, aces, ès, esses

Noun

esse m (plural esses)

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

German

Pronunciation

Verb

esse

  1. inflection of essen:
    1. first-person singular present indicative
    2. first/third-person singular present subjunctive

Hunsrik

Alternative forms

  • ëse (Wiesemann spelling system)

Etymology

From Middle High German ezzen, from Old High German ezzan, from Proto-Germanic *etaną, from Proto-Indo-European *h₁ed-.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈesə/

Verb

esse

  1. to eat

Inflection

Derived terms

  • mitesse

Further reading

  • Online Hunsrik Dictionary

Ingrian

Etymology

Akin to Finnish este.

Noun

esse

  1. obstacle

Italian

Etymology 1

From Latin es (the name of the letter S).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈɛs.se/, [ˈɛs̪ːe]
  • Rhymes: -ɛsse
  • Hyphenation: ès‧se

Noun

esse f or m (invariable)

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter S.; ess
Derived terms
  • esse lunga
See also
  • (Latin-script letter names) lettera; a, bi, ci, di, e, effe, gi, acca, i, i lunga, cappa, elle, emme, enne, o, pi, cu, erre, esse, ti, u, vu, doppia vu, ics, ipsilon, zeta

Etymology 2

From Latin ipsae, from ipse.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈes.se/, [ˈes̪ːe]
  • Rhymes: -esse
  • Hyphenation: és‧se

Pronoun

esse f pl

  1. plural of essa; they, them (female)
    Synonym: loro

See also


Latin

Etymology 1

Form of the verb sum ([I] am; [I] exist); from Proto-Indo-European *h₁ésmi (I am, I exist).

Pronunciation

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈes.se/, [ˈɛs̠.s̠ɛ]
  • (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /ˈes.se/, [ˈɛs.sɛ]

Verb

esse

  1. present infinitive of sum

Noun

esse m (indeclinable)

  1. (Medieval Latin) state, condition

Etymology 2

Pronunciation

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈeːs.se/, [ˈeːs̠.s̠ɛ]
  • (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /ˈes.se/, [ˈɛs.sɛ]

Verb

ēsse

  1. present active infinitive of edō

References

  • esse in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • esse in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)

Neapolitan

Etymology

From Latin sum.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɛssɐ/

Verb

esse

  1. to be

Old Irish

Alternative forms

  • essi
  • eissi

Pronoun

esse

  1. third-person singular feminine of as

Pennsylvania German

Etymology

Compare German essen, Dutch eten, English eat, Swedish äta.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈɛsə/

Verb

esse

  1. to eat

Conjugation


Piedmontese

Etymology

From Latin sum.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ese/

Verb

esse

  1. to be

Conjugation


Portuguese

Etymology 1

From Old Portuguese esse, from Latin ipse (himself).

Alternative forms

  • êsse (superseded)

Pronunciation

  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /ˈe.sɨ/
  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /ˈe.si/, [ˈe.s̻ɪ]
    • (South Brazil) IPA(key): /ˈe.se/
  • Hyphenation: es‧se

Determiner

esse m (feminine essa, plural esses, feminine plural essas)

  1. that (near you)
  2. (Brazil) this (near me)

Pronoun

'esse m (feminine essa neuter isso, plural esses, feminine plural essas)

(definite demonstrative pronoun)

  1. that, that one (near you)
  2. that (that one); this (this one) (indicates something already mentioned or understood from context)
Quotations

For quotations using this term, see Citations:esse.

Synonyms

  • (near me): este

See also

Etymology 2

Pronunciation

  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /ˈɛ.sɨ/
  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /ˈɛ.si/
  • (South Brazil) IPA(key): /ˈɛ.se/

Noun

esse m (plural esses)

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

For quotations using this term, see Citations:esse.


Sardinian

Alternative forms

  • essi

Etymology

From Latin esse, present infinitive of sum (I am).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈɛs.se/

Verb

esse

  1. (Gallurese, auxiliary) to be

Conjugation


Tatar

Adjective

esse

  1. hot

Walloon

Etymology

From Old French estre, from Latin sum.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɛs/

Verb

esse

  1. to be

Conjugation


Source: wiktionary.org
  • (Latin) actual existence, essence.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)