Lyra in Scrabble Dictionary

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Is lyra a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word lyra is a Scrabble US word. The word lyra is worth 7 points in Scrabble:

L1Y4R1A1

Is lyra a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word lyra is a Scrabble UK word and has 7 points:

L1Y4R1A1

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Valid words made from Lyra

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


4 letters words from 'lyra'

ARYL 7LYRA 7
RYAL 7 

3 letters words from 'lyra'

ARY 6LAR 3
LAY 6RAY 6
RYA 6YAR 6

2 letters words from 'lyra'

AL 2AR 2
AY 5LA 2
YA 5 

All 4 letters words made out of lyra

lyra ylra lrya rlya yrla ryla lyar ylar layr alyr yalr aylr lray rlay lary alry raly arly yral ryal yarl ayrl rayl aryl

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

Definitions and meaning of lyra

lyra

Etymology 1

Noun

lyra

  1. (anatomy, dated) The middle portion of the ventral surface of the fornix of the brain; so called from the arrangement of the lines with which it is marked in the human brain.
    • 1840, Alexander Tweedie, William Wood Gerhard, A system of practical medicine: Volume 1 (page 295)
      The vessels of the brain generally are often distended and gorged with blood, the lyra especially being fully injected.

Etymology 2

Noun

lyra (plural lyras)

  1. A vertically suspended hoop used in acrobatic performances.

Anagrams

  • Lary, RYLA, Rayl, Ryal, aryl, lyar, ryal, yarl

Czech

Etymology

From Latin lyra (a lyre, a lyric), from Ancient Greek λύρᾱ (lúrā, a lyre).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈlɪra/
  • Rhymes: -ɪra
  • Hyphenation: ly‧ra
  • Homophone: lira

Noun

lyra f

  1. lyre (ancient musical instrument) [19th c.]

Declension

Related terms

  • lyrický
  • lyrik
  • lyrika

References

Anagrams

  • ryla

Latin

Etymology

From Ancient Greek λύρα (lúra, lyre).

Pronunciation

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈly.ra/, [ˈlʲʏ.ra]
  • (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /ˈli.ra/, [ˈliː.ra]

Noun

lyra f (genitive lyrae); first declension

  1. (music) lyre, lute

Declension

First-declension noun.

Derived terms

  • lyricen
  • lyricus
  • lyristēs

Descendants

  • English: Lyra
  • Spanish: lira

References

  • lyra in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • lyra in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • lyra in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • lyra in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin

Swedish

Noun

lyra c

  1. a lyre (a stringed musical instrument)
  2. a European pollock (Pollachius pollachius)
    Synonyms: lyrtorsk, bleksej (regional), bleka
  3. (brännboll) a catch without the ball having touched the ground


Declension

Derived terms

a catch in brännboll
  • enhandslyra

Anagrams

  • ylar

Source: wiktionary.org
  • as in lyra viol, a lute-like instrument forerunner of the mandolin.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)