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Is lav a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word lav is a Scrabble US word. The word lav is worth 6 points in Scrabble:

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Is lav a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word lav is a Scrabble UK word and has 6 points:

L1A1V4

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3 letters words from 'lav'

LAV 6 

2 letters words from 'lav'

AL 2LA 2

All 3 letters words made out of lav

lav alv lva vla avl val

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Definitions and meaning of lav

lav

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -æv

Noun

lav (plural lavs)

  1. (Britain, slang) Clipping of lavatory.
  2. (film, informal) Clipping of lavalier.

Synonyms

  • See Thesaurus:bathroom

Derived terms

  • lavvy

Translations

Anagrams

  • AVL, Val, Vla., val

Aneityum

Etymology

Borrowed from Bislama lav (to laugh).

Verb

lav

  1. to laugh

References

  • Greenhill, S.J., Blust. R, & Gray, R.D. (2008). The Austronesian Basic Vocabulary Database: From Bioinformatics to Lexomics. Evolutionary Bioinformatics, 4:271-283.

Danish

Etymology 1

From Old Norse lágr, from Proto-Germanic *lēgaz, cognate with Norwegian låg, Swedish låg. English low is borrowed from Old Norse.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈlaːˀv/, [ˈlæˀʋ], [ˈlæwˀ]

Adjective

lav (neuter lavt, plural and definite singular attributive lave)

  1. low
Inflection

Etymology 2

From Old Norse lag (layer), from Proto-Germanic *lagą. Doublet of lag and layer (the Old Norse plural lǫg lives on in Danish lov and English law).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈlaw(ˀ)/, [ˈlɑw], [ˈlɑwˀ]

Noun

lav n (singular definite lavet, plural indefinite lav)

  1. guild
Inflection

Etymology 3

Borrowed from Norwegian lav, derived from the verb Old Norse lafa (to dangle).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈlaw/, [ˈlɑw]

Noun

lav c or n (singular definite laven or lavet, plural indefinite laver)

  1. lichen
Inflection

Etymology 4

See the etymology of the main entry.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈlaːˀv/, [ˈlæˀʋ], [ˈlæwˀ]

Verb

lav

  1. imperative of lave

Norwegian Bokmål

Etymology 1

From Old Norse lágr and Danish lav

Alternative forms

  • låg (Nynorsk also)

Adjective

lav (neuter singular lavt, definite singular and plural lave, comparative lavere, indefinite superlative lavest, definite superlative laveste)

  1. low
Derived terms

Etymology 2

Related to the verb lave

Noun

lav m (definite singular laven, indefinite plural laver, definite plural lavene)
lav n (definite singular lavet, indefinite plural laver, definite plural lava or lavene)

  1. lichen

References

  • “lav” in The Bokmål Dictionary.

Norwegian Nynorsk

Etymology

From the verb lave

Noun

lav n (definite singular lavet, indefinite plural lav, definite plural lava)

  1. lichen

References

  • “lav” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.

Serbo-Croatian

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *lьvъ, from Proto-Indo-European *lewo-.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /lâʋ/

Noun

lȁv m (Cyrillic spelling ла̏в)

  1. lion (mammal)
  2. (astronomy, astrology) Leo

Declension

Derived terms


Swedish

Noun

lav c

  1. lichen
  2. bench in sauna

Declension

Synonyms

  • bastulav
  • lave

Derived terms

  • lavskrika

Anagrams

  • alv, val

Tok Pisin

Etymology

From English love.

Noun

lav

  1. love

Volapük

Noun

lav (nominative plural lavs)

  1. wash, washing (the action or activity)

Declension

Derived terms

  • lavön
  • lavöp

Source: wiktionary.org
  • (short for) lavatory.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)