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Is geal a Scrabble word?

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

G2E1A1L1

Is geal a Scrabble UK word?

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

G2E1A1L1

Is geal a Words With Friends word?

The word geal is NOT a Words With Friends word.

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Valid words made from Geal

You can make 18 words from 'geal' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


4 letters words from 'geal'

EGAL 5GALE 5
GEAL 5 

3 letters words from 'geal'

AGE 4ALE 3
GAE 4GAL 4
GEL 4LAG 4
LEA 3LEG 4

2 letters words from 'geal'

AE 2AG 3
AL 2EA 2
EL 2LA 2

All 4 letters words made out of geal

geal egal gael agel eagl aegl gela egla glea lgea elga lega gale agle glae lgae alge lage ealg aelg elag leag aleg laeg

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

Definitions and meaning of geal

geal

Etymology

From Middle English gelen, from Old French geler, from Latin gelare, from gelu. See gelid.

Verb

geal (third-person singular simple present geals, present participle gealing, simple past and past participle gealed)

  1. (obsolete or Scotland) to congeal

Anagrams

  • Gael, Gale, Lega, egal, gale, lage, leag

Irish

Etymology

From Old Irish gel, from Proto-Celtic *gelos, from Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰelh₂- (to shine).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɟalˠ/

Noun

geal m (genitive singular gil)

  1. white, bright(ness)

Declension

Adjective

geal (genitive singular masculine gil, genitive singular feminine gile, plural geala, comparative gile)

  1. white
    Synonym: bán
  2. bright
  3. clear
  4. (literary) fallow
  5. (figurative) bright, pure; glad, happy; dear, beloved, fond

Declension

Derived terms

Verb

geal (present analytic gealann, future analytic gealfaidh, verbal noun gealadh, past participle gealta)

  1. (transitive, intransitive) whiten, brighten; clear
  2. (transitive, intransitive, figurative) make, become, glad, happy, fond

Conjugation

Mutation

References

  • "geal" in Foclóir Gaeilge–Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • Gregory Toner, Maire Ní Mhaonaigh, Sharon Arbuthnot, Dagmar Wodtko, Maire-Luise Theuerkauf, editors (2019) , “1 gel”, in eDIL: Electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language

Scottish Gaelic

Etymology

From Old Irish gel, from Proto-Celtic *gelos, from Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰelh₂- (to shine).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /kʲaɫ̪/

Adjective

geal (comparative gile)

  1. white, bright, pale

Declension

The distribution of the lenited vs unlenited forms is mostly determined by the presence or absence of the definite article. Plural forms depend on the method of plural formation of the noun.

Derived terms

Mutation

See also

  • bàn

References

  • Gregory Toner, Maire Ní Mhaonaigh, Sharon Arbuthnot, Dagmar Wodtko, Maire-Luise Theuerkauf, editors (2019) , “1 gel”, in eDIL: Electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language

Source: wiktionary.org
  • (dialect) to congeal.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)