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Is hors a Scrabble word?

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

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Is hors a Scrabble UK word?

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

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4 letters words from 'hors'

HORS 7RHOS 7

3 letters words from 'hors'

HOS 6OHS 6
ORS 3RHO 6
SHO 6SOH 6

2 letters words from 'hors'

HO 5OH 5
OR 2OS 2
SH 5SO 2

All 4 letters words made out of hors

hors ohrs hros rhos orhs rohs hosr ohsr hsor shor oshr sohr hrso rhso hsro shro rsho srho orsh rosh osrh sorh rsoh sroh

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

Definitions and meaning of hors

hors

Danish

Etymology

From Old Danish hors, Old Norse hross n, from Proto-Germanic *hrussą, cognate with English horse, German Ross n.

Pronunciation

IPA(key): [ˈhɒːs]

Noun

hors n (singular definite horset, plural indefinite hors)

  1. (archaic, poetic, dialect) horse, mare
    • 1906 Johs. V. Jensen, Digte, 20
      Christofer Columbus fra han var Dreng \ befandt sig bedst \ paa det blaa Hors med den hvide Man
      “Since he was a boy, Christopher Columbus \ was at his best \ on the blue horse with the white mane”

Inflection


Dutch

Etymology

From Middle Dutch hors, from Old Dutch hors, from Proto-West Germanic *hross, from Proto-Germanic *hrussą. Doublet of ros.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɦɔrs/
  • Hyphenation: hors
  • Rhymes: -ɔrs

Noun

hors n (plural horsen, diminutive horsje n)

  1. (rare, dialectal, now mostly found in names) horse
    • 1558, Gaathije Pietersz, "Inventaris, gemaeckt den IVen Januarii anno XVC acht ende vijftich", in Anne Hallema, "Nogmaals een drietal inventarissen van Franeker burgers en boeren kort na 1550", Bijdragen en Mededeelingen van het Historisch Genootschap, Vol. 49, 1928, 286.
      Een coopbrief ende quitantie, gepasseert by Fopke Wopkezn. ende Hessel Thomaszn., als mombers tot Jacob Pieterszoons weesen, aen Jan Jacobszn. ende Anne Jans dochter, vanden huijsinge te Syaerda, mit hecken, heckpalen, van noch vijftien koeijen, twee rieren, een os, twee horsen ende andere dieren, alles gecoft ende betaelt voer vier hundert ende anderhalf gouden guldens, sijnde in date den XXIen Novembris anno 1549;
    • 1897, Guido Gezelle, "Twee horsen", in Rijmsnoer om en om het jaar.
      Ze stappen hun’ bellen al klinken, / de vrome twee horsen te gaar;
    • 1942, Cor Bruijn, Een gave van God, Uitgeverij Ploegsma, 16.
      Het hors zet aan, Gossen valt terug op zijn zitplaats.
    • 2009, Henk Gras, ‘Een stad waar men zich koninklijk kan vervelen?’ De modernisering van de theatrale vermakelijkheden buiten de schouwburg in Rotterdam, cica 1770-1860, Uitgeverij Verloren, 218, quoting Scaramouche, Scaramouche en zijne Vrienden op de Rotterdamsche Kermis, 1815, 15 & 16.
      Een zekere BERG bragt een lomp stuk HOUT voort; dit hout vormde zich tot allerlei gedaantes, en bekwam die eindelijk van Palvenier, nu beklom hij den Bok en achtte zich gelukkig de horsen van anderen voorttezwepen; dan zijne onrustige geaartheid deed hem van den bok tuimelen;

Synonyms

  • paard
  • ros

Faroese

Etymology

From Old Norse hors, from Proto-Germanic *hrussą (horse), from Proto-Indo-European *kers- (run).

Noun

hors n (genitive singular hors, plural hors)

  1. (poetic) a horse
  2. (archaic) a fool

Declension


French

Etymology

From Middle French fors, from Old French fors, from Latin forīs, or more likely derived from dehors (in Middle and Old French defors).

Pronunciation

  • (aspirated h) IPA(key): /ɔʁ/

Adverb

hors

  1. outside
    hors la ville
    outside the city
  2. (followed by de) out (of), beyond

Derived terms

Related terms

  • dehors

Further reading

  • “hors” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

Gothic

Romanization

hōrs

  1. Romanization of 𐌷𐍉𐍂𐍃

Middle English

Etymology 1

From Old English hors, from Proto-Germanic *hrussą (horse), from Proto-Indo-European *kers- (run).

Alternative forms

  • horse, horsse, horce, ors

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /hɔrs/

Noun

hors (plural hors or horsen or horses)

  1. a horse (especially male and fully-grown)
  2. (rare) A horseman; a mounted soldier.
  3. (rare) A means of transport (like a horse)

Related terms

Descendants
  • English: horse; hoss (see there for further descendants)
  • Scots: horse, hors
References
  • “hors, n.”, in MED Online, Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan, 2007, retrieved 2019-02-19.

Etymology 2

From Old English *hārs, variant of hās.

Adjective

hors

  1. Alternative form of hos

Norman

Etymology

From Old French fors, hors, from Latin foris, or derived from dehors, from Late Latin deforis.

Adverb

hors

  1. (Guernsey, Jersey) out

Norwegian Nynorsk

Etymology

From Old Norse hors, metathesis of hross, from Proto-Germanic *hrussą. Akin to English horse.

Noun

hors n (definite singular horset, indefinite plural hors, definite plural horsa)

  1. a mare
  2. a female foal
    Synonym: fylje
  3. (derogatory) a frivolous woman

Derived terms

  • horse

References

  • “hors” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.

Old English

Etymology

From Proto-Germanic *hrussą (horse), from Proto-Indo-European *kers- (run). Cognate with Old Frisian hors, Old Saxon hros, Dutch ros, Old High German hros, ros (German Ross), Old Norse hross (whence the Old Swedish hors and Icelandic hross); and, outside the Germanic languages, with Latin currō (run, race). Doublet of horsċ.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /xors/, [horˠs]

Noun

hors n (nominative plural hors)

  1. horse

Declension

Derived terms

  • horscamb
  • horselene
  • horsminte

Descendants

  • Middle English: hors, horse, horsse, horce, ors
    • English: horse; hoss (see there for further descendants)
    • Scots: horse, hors

Old French

Etymology

Derived from dehors, defors. See fors.

Adverb

hors

  1. (rare or Late Old French) from; out (of)

Synonyms

  • fors

Descendants

  • French: hors
  • Norman: hors

Old Frisian

Alternative forms

  • hars, hers, ros

Etymology

From Proto-Germanic *hursą, *hrussą.

Noun

hors n

  1. horse

Inflection

Descendants

  • North Frisian: hors
  • West Frisian: hoars

Old Norse

Noun

hors n

  1. Alternative form of hross

Declension

Declension

References

  • hors in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press

Serbo-Croatian

Etymology

Borrowed from English horse.

Noun

hors m (Cyrillic spelling хорс)

  1. (slang) heroin

Declension


Swedish

Noun

hors

  1. indefinite genitive singular of hor

Source: wiktionary.org
  • (French) out of the combat; disabled from fighting.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)