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Is leme a Scrabble word?

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

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Is leme a Scrabble UK word?

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

L1E1M3E1

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4 letters words from 'leme'

LEME 6 

3 letters words from 'leme'

EEL 3ELM 5
EME 5LEE 3
MEE 5MEL 5

2 letters words from 'leme'

EE 2EL 2
EM 4ME 4

All 4 letters words made out of leme

leme elme lmee mlee emle mele leem elem leem elem eelm eelm lmee mlee leme elme mele emle emel meel eeml eeml meel emel

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

Definitions and meaning of leme

leme

Alternative forms

  • leam, leem

Etymology

From Middle English leem, leme, leam, from Old English lēoma (light, brightness); akin to light.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /liːm/

Noun

leme (plural lemes)

  1. (obsolete) A ray or glimmer of light; a gleam.
    • Firis with red lemes.
    • Thereby the incomprehensible majestie of God, as it were by a bright leme of a torch or candle, is declared to the blinde inhabitants of this world.

Verb

leme (third-person singular simple present lemes, present participle leming, simple past and past participle lemed)

  1. (obsolete, intransitive) To shine.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Piers Plowman to this entry?)

Anagrams

  • LEEM, mele

Farefare

Etymology

Cognate with Moore leemse (to taste)

Pronunciation

/lè.mè/

Verb

leme (imperfect lemnɩ, lɛmna)

  1. to taste

Galician

Etymology

Obscure. Perhaps from Basque lema, ultimately from Latin temō. Alternatively, from a Germanic origin.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈlɛme̝/

Noun

leme m (plural lemes)

  1. (nautical) rudder (underwater vane used to steer a vessel)
    Synonym: temón
  2. (aeronautics) rudder (control surface of an aircraft)
    Synonym: temón
  3. (figuratively) good judgement
    Synonyms: sentidiño, xuízo

References

  • “leme” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • “leme” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • “leme” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Further reading

  • leme on the Galician Wikipedia.Wikipedia gl

Middle Dutch

Etymology

From Old Dutch *limu, from Proto-Germanic *limuz.

Noun

leme f

  1. fishbone
  2. (generally prickly) stalk or other part of a plant

Inflection

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Descendants

  • Dutch: leem

Further reading

  • “leme”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • Verwijs, E.; Verdam, J. (1885–1929), “leme (II)”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, The Hague: Martinus Nijhoff, →ISBN, page II

Middle English

Noun

leme (plural lemes)

  1. Alternative form of lyme

Portuguese

Etymology

Obscure.

Pronunciation

  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /ˈle.mi/
  • (South Brazil) IPA(key): /ˈle.me/

Noun

leme m (plural lemes)

  1. (nautical) rudder (underwater vane used to steer a vessel)
  2. (aeronautics) rudder (control surface of an aircraft)

Derived terms


Source: wiktionary.org
  • (archaic) a gleam of light, a glow.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)