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Is lear a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word lear is a Scrabble US word. The word lear is worth 4 points in Scrabble:

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Is lear a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word lear is a Scrabble UK word and has 4 points:

L1E1A1R1

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4 letters words from 'lear'

ARLE 4EARL 4
LAER 4LARE 4
LEAR 4RALE 4
REAL 4 

3 letters words from 'lear'

ALE 3ARE 3
EAR 3ERA 3
LAR 3LEA 3

2 letters words from 'lear'

AE 2AL 2
AR 2EA 2
EL 2ER 2
LA 2RE 2

All 4 letters words made out of lear

lear elar laer aler ealr aelr lera elra lrea rlea erla rela lare alre lrae rlae arle rale earl aerl eral real arel rael

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

Definitions and meaning of lear

lear

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -ɪə(ɹ)

Etymology 1

From Middle English laire, leire, lere, northern Middle English variants of lore, loare (doctrine, teaching, lore), from Old English lār (lore). More at lore.

Noun

lear (countable and uncountable, plural lears)

  1. (now Scotland) Something learned; a lesson.
  2. (now Scotland) Learning, lore; doctrine.
    • 1590, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, III.vii:
      when all other helpes she saw to faile, / She turnd her selfe backe to her wicked leares / And by her deuilish arts thought to preuaile [...].
    • 1898, Francis James Child (editor), Lord William, or Lord Lundy, from Child's Ballads,
      They dressed up in maids' array,
      And passd for sisters fair;
      With ae consent gaed ower the sea,
      For to seek after lear.

Etymology 2

From Middle English learen, leren (to learn", also "to teach). Doublet of learn (Etymology 2).

Verb

lear (third-person singular simple present lears, present participle learing, simple past and past participle leared)

  1. (transitive, archaic and Scotland) To teach.
  2. (intransitive, archaic) To learn.
    • 14thC, Geoffrey Chaucer, The Canon's Yeoman's Prologue and Tale, from The Canterbury Tales,
      He hath take on him many a great emprise,
      Which were full hard for any that is here
      To bring about, but they of him it lear.

Etymology 3

See lehr.

Noun

lear (plural lears)

  1. Alternative form of lehr

Anagrams

  • Arel, Earl, Elar, Lare, Rael, Raël, Real, earl, lare, rale, real

Galician

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /leˈaɾ/

Verb

lear (first-person singular present leo, first-person singular preterite leei, past participle leado)

  1. to wrestle, fight
    Synonyms: loitar, rifar, punar, barallar, desortir

Conjugation

Related terms

  • lea

References

  • “lear” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • “lear” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.

Irish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /l̠ʲaɾˠ/

Noun

lear m (genitive singular lir)

  1. (literary or archaic, except in phrases) sea, ocean

Derived terms

  • thar lear (overseas)

Volapük

Noun

lear (nominative plural lears)

  1. olive tree

Declension


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