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Is lota a Scrabble word?

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

L1O1T1A1

Is lota a Scrabble UK word?

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

L1O1T1A1

Is lota a Words With Friends word?

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Valid words made from Lota

You can make 14 words from 'lota' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.

4 letters words from 'lota'

ALTO 4LOTA 4
TOLA 4 

3 letters words from 'lota'

ALT 3LAT 3
LOT 3OAT 3
TAO 3 

2 letters words from 'lota'

AL 2AT 2
LA 2LO 2
TA 2TO 2

All 4 letters words made out of lota

lota olta ltoa tloa otla tola loat olat laot alot oalt aolt ltao tlao lato alto talo atlo otal toal oatl aotl taol atol

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

Definitions and meaning of lota

lota

Etymology

From Hindi लोटा (loṭā). (person who switches loyalties): From the fact that the lota pot has a tendency to fall over and roll around, as it is not stable sitting on its base.

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈləʊtə/

Noun

lota (plural lotas)

  1. (South Asia) A spherical pot, specifically a water pot used for washing and ablution, typically made of brass.
    • 1997, Kiran Nagarkar, Cuckold, HarperCollins 2013, p. 9:
      She had been standing behind the curtain of coloured glass beads for at least half an hour now, waiting patiently with a silver lota of water.
  2. (colloquial, Pakistan) A person who switches loyalties, especially from one political party to another.

Translations

Anagrams

  • ATOL, Alto, Toal, a lot, alot, alto, alto-, atlo-, talo-, tola

Chichewa

Etymology

From Proto-Bantu *-dóota.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈɽo.ta/

Verb

-lota (infinitive kulóta)

  1. to dream

Derived terms

  • loto (dream)

Icelandic

Noun

lota f (genitive singular lotu, nominative plural lotur)

  1. round (stage or set of events in a game or competition)
  2. (tennis) set

Declension

Further reading

  • lota in Icelandic dictionaries at ISLEX

Irish

Etymology 1

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Noun

lota m (genitive singular lota, nominative plural lotaí)

  1. lot (plot of land)
    Synonyms: gabháltas, paiste
Declension

Etymology 2

Noun

lota m (genitive singular lota, nominative plural lotaí)

  1. Alternative form of lochta (loft; gallery)
Declension

Further reading

  • "lota" in Foclóir Gaeilge–Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • Entries containing “lota” in English-Irish Dictionary, An Gúm, 1959, by Tomás de Bhaldraithe.
  • Entries containing “lota” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.

Latin

Participle

lōta

  1. nominative feminine singular of lōtus
  2. nominative neuter plural of lōtus
  3. accusative neuter plural of lōtus
  4. vocative feminine singular of lōtus
  5. vocative neuter plural of lōtus

Participle

lōtā

  1. ablative feminine singular of lōtus

Lubuagan Kalinga

Noun

lota

  1. sap (of a plant)

Portuguese

Verb

lota

  1. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present indicative of lotar
  2. second-person singular (tu, sometimes used with você) affirmative imperative of lotar

Sambali

Noun

lotà

  1. soil; earth; ground

Source: wiktionary.org
  • a small brass water vessel used in India.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)