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Yes. The word hele is a Scrabble US word. The word hele is worth 7 points in Scrabble:

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Yes. The word hele is a Scrabble UK word and has 7 points:

H4E1L1E1

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4 letters words from 'hele'

HEEL 7HELE 7

3 letters words from 'hele'

EEL 3LEE 3

2 letters words from 'hele'

EE 2EH 5
EL 2HE 5

All 4 letters words made out of hele

hele ehle hlee lhee elhe lehe heel ehel heel ehel eehl eehl hlee lhee hele ehle lehe elhe eleh leeh eelh eelh leeh eleh

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

Definitions and meaning of hele

hele

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /hiːl/

Etymology 1

Verb

hele

  1. Obsolete form of heal.

Etymology 2

From Middle English helen, helien, from Old English helan (to conceal, cover, hide, strong verb) and helian (to conceal, cover, hide, weak verb), from Proto-Germanic *helaną (to conceal, stash, receive stolen goods) and Proto-Germanic *haljaną (to hull, conceal); both from Proto-Indo-European *ḱel- (to hide). Cognate with Scots heal (to cover, hide, conceal), Saterland Frisian hela (to conceal), Dutch helen (to conceal), German hehlen (to deal in stolen or illegal goods), Swedish häla (hide) and hälare (fence, peddler of stolen goods), as well as with helmet and Latin cēlō (conceal). Related to hole, hull.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /hiːl/

Verb

hele (third-person singular simple present heles, present participle heling, simple past and past participle heled)

  1. (rare, now chiefly dialectal or archaic) To hide, conceal, and keep secret, especially for a secret society (such as the masons).
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Edmund Spenser to this entry?)
    • 1921, The Builder: A Journal for the Masonic Student, page 208:
      Men could look up and understand something of the star-Spangled arch of blue, but the reversed arch or crypt beneath was to the eyes a flesh 'heled, concealed, and never revealed,' []
    • 2019, William Harvey, Albert G. Mackey, Arthur Edward Waite, Symbolism and Discourses on the Entered Apprentice, Fellowcraft and Master Mason Blue Lodge Degrees, page 36:
      The second is concerned more especially with the obligation of the Neophyte Grade in which the Candidate is pledged to hele, conceal and never reveal the secret art and hidden mysteries of Masonry.
  2. (rare, now especially in the phrase "hele in") To cover or conceal (a seedling, plant, roots, etc).
    • 1861, The Journal of the Royal Agricultural Society of England, page 275:
      At the time of earthing the potatoes by the double mould-plough, turnip seed is sown, and thus "heled;" the turnips arrive at maturity before the potatoes, and are pulled without damage to them.
    • 1881, Report of the New Hampshire Deptartment of Agriculture, page 252:
      [] and for this reason had better be taken up and heled in, in a safe place, where there is no danger from standing water.
    • 1895, Illustrated Descriptive Catalogue of American Grape Vines, by the Bush & Son & Meissner firm of vinegrowers in Bushberg, Mo., page 43:
      Take your vines, in a pail with water, or wrapped in a wet cloth, from the place where they were heled-in,* to the holes; []
      *On receiving your vines from the nursery, they should be taken out of the box, without dely, and heled-in, which is done as follows: In a dry and well protected situation, a trench is made in the soil [] The plants are then set thickly together in the trench [] and soil taken from [another trench] is thrown into the first, covering the roots carefully,
    • 1913 May, Nebraska Horticulture, page 8:
      As soon as received the plants should be unpacked and if they can not be planted at once they should be "heled in" i. e., placed in a trench and thoroughly watered.
Alternative forms
  • heal, heel

References

  • Notes on Hele

Anagrams

  • Ehle, Heel, heel

Danish

Adjective

hele

  1. plural and definite singular attributive of hel

Verb

hele (imperative hel, infinitive at hele, present tense heler, past tense helede, perfect tense er helet)

  1. (intransitive) heal
    Såret er helet.
    The wound has healed.

Dutch

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -eːlə
  • IPA(key): /ˈɦeː.lə/

Etymology 1

From heel, by analogy with the inflection of adjectives that follow.

Adverb

hele

  1. Alternative form of heel
    • 2018 25 June, Carolien Roelants, “Goed nieuws uit Jemen plus wat Hollandse kortzichtigheid”, nrc.nl:
      Hele goede, hele dure koffie, met name bestemd voor de Aziatische markt, want Europa is „gevoeliger voor de prijs”, zegt hij elegant.
      Very good, very expensive coffee, especially destined for the Asiatic market, for “Europe is more sensitive to the price”, he says elegantly.
Usage notes

See the usage notes at the main entry.

Etymology 2

See the etymology of the main entry.

Adjective

hele

  1. Inflected form of heel

Verb

hele

  1. (archaic) singular present subjunctive of helen

Anagrams

  • heel

Esperanto

Etymology

hela +‎ -e

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈhe.le/

Adverb

hele

  1. brightly

Estonian

Etymology

Of Finnic origin. Cognate to Finnish heleä.

Pronunciation

IPA(key): /ˈhele/

Adjective

hele (genitive heleda, partitive heledat)

  1. light
    heledad juuksedlight hair
    helesininelight blue
  2. high-pitched, high (of tone)

Declension


Finnish

Etymology

< helistä

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈheleˣ/, [ˈhe̞le̞(ʔ)]
  • Rhymes: -ele
  • Syllabification: he‧le

Noun

hele

  1. (music) ornament

Declension


Hawaiian

Etymology

From Proto-Polynesian *sa‘ele and Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *sele.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈhe.le/, [ˈhɛlɛ]

Verb

hele

  1. (intransitive) to walk, move

References

  • Hawaiian Dictionary, by Pukui and Elbert

Middle English

Noun

hele

  1. Alternative form of ele

Norwegian Bokmål

Pronunciation

Etymology 1

Adjective

hele

  1. definite singular of hel
  2. plural of hel

Etymology 2

From the adjective hel

Noun

hele n (indeclinable) (uncountable)

  1. a whole

Etymology 3

From Old Norse heila

Verb

hele (imperative hel, present tense heler, simple past and past participle hela or helet, present participle helende)

  1. to heal

Etymology 4

From Middle Low German helen

Verb

hele (imperative hel, present tense heler, simple past hela or helet or helte, past participle hela or helet or helt, present participle helende)

  1. to receive stolen goods

References

  • “hele” in The Bokmål Dictionary.

Swedish

Adjective

hele

  1. absolute definite natural masculine form of hel.

Turkish

Etymology

From Persian هله(hala, pay attention!).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [heˈle]

Adverb

hele

  1. especially
  2. (when modifying a verb in the imperative mood) just
  3. at least
  4. finally

Synonyms

  • (especially): özellikle

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