How many points in Scrabble is leap worth? leap how many points in Words With Friends? What does leap mean? Get all these answers on this page.
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Is leap a Scrabble word?
Yes. The word leap is a Scrabble US word. The word leap is worth 6 points in Scrabble:
Is leap a Scrabble UK word?
Yes. The word leap is a Scrabble UK word and has 6 points:
Is leap a Words With Friends word?
Yes. The word leap is a Words With Friends word. The word leap is worth 8 points in Words With Friends (WWF):
|LEAP 6||PALE 6|
|PEAL 6||PELA 6|
|ALE 3||ALP 5|
|APE 5||LAP 5|
|LEA 3||LEP 5|
|PAL 5||PEA 5|
|AE 2||AL 2|
|EA 2||EL 2|
|LA 2||PA 4|
leap elap laep alep ealp aelp lepa elpa lpea plea epla pela lape alpe lpae plae aple pale eapl aepl epal peal apel pael
Note: these 'words' (valid or invalid) are all the permutations of the word leap. These words are obtained by scrambling the letters in leap.
From Middle English lepen, from Old English hlēapan, from Proto-Germanic *hlaupaną. Cognate with West Frisian ljeppe (“to jump”), Dutch lopen (“to run; to walk”), German laufen (“to run; to walk”), Danish løbe, from Proto-Indo-European *klewb- (“to spring, stumble”) (compare Lithuanian šlùbti ‘to become lame’, klùbti ‘to stumble’).
leap (third-person singular simple present leaps, present participle leaping, simple past leaped or leapt or (archaic) lept or (archaic) lope, past participle leaped or leapt or (archaic) lopen)
The choice between leapt and leaped is often generally a matter of regional differences: leapt is preferred in British English whereas leaped is somewhat more common in American English (although this is not to say that leapt is not used in American English, especially in areas with historical ties to England). According to research by John Algeo (British or American English?, Cambridge, 2006), leapt is used 80% of the time in UK and 32% in the US.
leap (plural leaps)
leap (not comparable)
From Middle English leep, from Old English lēap (“basket”), from Proto-Germanic *laupaz (“container, basket”). Cognate with Icelandic laupur (“basket”).
leap (plural leaps)