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Yes. The word loch is a Scrabble US word. The word loch is worth 9 points in Scrabble:

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You can make 8 words from 'loch' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


4 letters words from 'loch'

LOCH 9 

3 letters words from 'loch'

COL 5HOC 8
OCH 8 

2 letters words from 'loch'

CH 7HO 5
LO 2OH 5

All 4 letters words made out of loch

loch olch lcoh cloh oclh colh lohc olhc lhoc hloc ohlc holc lcho clho lhco hlco chlo hclo ochl cohl ohcl hocl chol hcol

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

Definitions and meaning of loch

loch

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /lɒx/, /lɒk/
  • (General American) IPA(key): /lɑx/, /lɑk/
  • Rhymes: -ɒx, -ɒk

Etymology 1

Borrowed from Scottish Gaelic loch, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *lókus (pond; pool). Doublet of lough.

Noun

loch (plural lochs)

  1. (Ireland, Scotland) A lake.
  2. (Ireland, Scotland) A bay or arm of the sea.
Synonyms
  • (both senses): lough (Britain, Ireland)
  • (lake): lake
  • (bay or arm of the sea): bay, firth, sea loch
Hyponyms
  • estuary
  • fjord
  • strait
Derived terms
Related terms
  • lochan (diminutive)
  • lough (Britain, Ireland)
Translations

Etymology 2

See lohoch.

Noun

loch (plural lochs)

  1. Alternative form of lohoch (medicine taken by licking)

References

Further reading

  • loch on Wikipedia.Wikipedia

Anagrams

  • HOCl, HOLC, OLHC, chol, ochl-

Cimbrian

Alternative forms

  • lòch (Sette Comuni)

Etymology

From Middle High German loch, from Old High German loh, from Proto-Germanic *luką (lock). Cognate with German Loch, Dutch lok, English lock, Icelandic lok.

Noun

loch n

  1. (Luserna) hole

References

  • “loch” in Patuzzi, Umberto, ed., (2013) Ünsarne Börtar [Our Words], Luserna, Italy: Comitato unitario delle linguistiche storiche germaniche in Italia / Einheitskomitee der historischen deutschen Sprachinseln in Italien

Czech

Etymology

Borrowed from German Loch (hole).

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -ox

Noun

loch m

  1. (colloquial) nick, slammer (prison)

Declension

Synonyms

  • kriminál, vězení

Further reading

  • loch in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • loch in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

French

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /lɔk/

Etymology 1

Since late 17th century. Along with the obsolete lok, borrowed from English log directly and through Dutch log, from Middle English logge, logg, of uncertain but perhaps Scandinavian origin.

Noun

loch m (plural lochs)

  1. (nautical) chip log, log
    • 1698, Traité complet de la navigation, by Jean Bouguer
      L'on, marque encore les toises que fait un Vaisseau par le loch qui est un morceau de bois d'environ un anpan de long, taillé comme le fond d'une barque, garni de plomb sous son fond pour luy servir de leste, auquel attache un ligne de menuë & fine marquée par toises, & pour s'en servir on jette le loch à la mer par la Poupe ou arriere du Vaisseau, & l'on file de la ligne jusqu'à ce que le loch soit hors du remore du Vaisseau, aprés l'on commence à compter les toises de la ligne que l'on file pendant une demy minute, & si l'on en file six toises le Navire fait un quart de lieuë par heure, si l'on en file 24 toises on fait une lieuë par heure, & si 48 toises on fait deux lieuës par heure, &c.

Etymology 2

Borrowed from English loch, from Scottish Gaelic loch.

Noun

loch m (plural lochs)

  1. loch

Further reading

  • “loch” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

Irish

Etymology

From Old Irish loch, from Proto-Indo-European *lókus (compare Latin lacus, Old English lagu).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /l̪ˠɔx/

Noun

loch m (genitive singular locha, nominative plural lochanna)

  1. lake

Declension

Derived terms

  • lochán

Descendants

  • English: lough

Old Irish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /l͈ox/

Etymology 1

From Proto-Indo-European *lókus.

Noun

loch n or m (genitive locho)

  1. lake
  2. inlet of the sea
Inflection
Descendants
  • Irish: loch
  • Manx: logh
  • Scottish Gaelic: loch

Etymology 2

Adjective

loch

  1. black, dark
Inflection

Mutation


Polish

Etymology

Borrowed from German Loch (hole), from Middle High German loch, from Old High German loh, from Proto-Germanic *luką (lock; hole), from Proto-Indo-European *lewg- (to bend; turn).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /lɔx/

Noun

loch m inan

  1. dungeon (an underground prison or vault)
  2. colloquial, regional cellar (esp. a pantry in the cellar)

Declension

Noun

loch f pl

  1. genitive plural of locha

Further reading

  • loch in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Scots

Etymology

Borrowed from Scottish Gaelic loch.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /lɔx/

Noun

loch (plural lochs)

  1. lake, loch, firth

Scottish Gaelic

Etymology

From Old Irish loch, from Proto-Indo-European *lókus.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ɫ̪ɔx], /ɫ̪ɔx/

Noun

loch f (genitive singular locha, plural lochan)

  1. lake
  2. arm of the sea
  3. fjord

Derived terms

  • lochan (diminutive)
  • muc-locha

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