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Is leat a Scrabble word?

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

L1E1A1T1

Is leat a Scrabble UK word?

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

L1E1A1T1

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You can make 28 words from 'leat' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.

4 letters words from 'leat'

LATE 4LEAT 4
TAEL 4TALE 4
TEAL 4TELA 4

3 letters words from 'leat'

ALE 3ALT 3
ATE 3EAT 3
ELT 3ETA 3
LAT 3LEA 3
LET 3TAE 3
TEA 3TEL 3

2 letters words from 'leat'

AE 2AL 2
AT 2EA 2
EL 2ET 2
LA 2TA 2
TE 2 

All 4 letters words made out of leat

leat elat laet alet ealt aelt leta elta ltea tlea etla tela late alte ltae tlae atle tale eatl aetl etal teal atel tael

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

Definitions and meaning of leat

leat

Alternative forms

  • leet

Etymology

Probably from Middle English lete (a meeting or intersection of roads; junction; crossroads; conduit), from Old English ġelǣte (a going out, ending, meeting), as in Old English wæterġelǣt (watercourse, aquaduct), from Proto-Germanic *lētą, *galētą (a letting, a letting out). Cognate with Old High German gilāz (outlet, exit, end, road junction), German Gelaß (back room, recess, private chamber). Related to English let.

Noun

leat (plural leats)

  1. an artificial watercourse, canal or aqueduct, but especially a millrace

Translations

Anagrams

  • EATL, ETLA, Elta, LATE, TEAL, TEAl, Teal, et al, et al., late, tael, tale, teal, tela

Irish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /lʲat̪ˠ/
  • (Cois Fharraige) IPA(key): /lʲæt̪ˠ/

Pronoun

leat (emphatic leatsa)

  1. second-person singular of le: with you sg, to you sg

References

  • Finck, F. N. (1899), Die araner mundart, Marburg: Elwert’sche Verlagsbuchhandlung, vol. I, p. 196.
  • Tomás de Bhaldraithe, 1977, Gaeilge Chois Fhairrge: An Deilbhíocht, 2nd edition, Dublin: Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, section 308.

Northern Sami

Etymology

From Proto-Samic *leatēk.

Pronunciation

  • (Kautokeino) IPA(key): /ˈlea̯h(t)/

Verb

leat

  1. to be
  2. (possessor in locative case) to have, to possess
  3. (auxiliary) Forms the perfect tense, together with a past participle.

Usage notes

In the meaning "have", the thing possessed is in the nominative case, while the possessor is in the locative case.

Inflection

Alternative forms

  • leahkit

Derived terms

  • leahkin
  • doppe leat
  • leat lohpi

Further reading

  • Koponen, Eino; Ruppel, Klaas; Aapala, Kirsti, editors (2002-2008) Álgu database: Etymological database of the Saami languages[1], Helsinki: Research Institute for the Languages of Finland

Romanian

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *lěto

Noun

leat n (plural leaturi)

  1. (dated) year
  2. (figuratively) being of the same age
  3. (dated) recruit

Declension


Scottish Gaelic

Etymology

  • le + tu

Pronoun

leat

  1. with you, by you (informal singular)

Derived terms

  • leam-leat
  • leatsa

See also

  • leibh

West Frisian

Etymology

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Noun

leat c (plural leaten, diminutive leatsje)

  1. plant shoot

Further reading

  • “leat”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011

Source: wiktionary.org
  • a millstream.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)