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

M3I1T1E1

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

M3I1T1E1

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Valid words made from Mite

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

4 letters words from 'mite'

EMIT 6ITEM 6
MITE 6TIME 6

3 letters words from 'mite'

MET 5TIE 3

2 letters words from 'mite'

EM 4ET 2
IT 2ME 4
MI 4TE 2
TI 2 

All 4 letters words made out of mite

mite imte mtie tmie itme time miet imet meit emit iemt eimt mtei tmei meti emti temi etmi item tiem ietm eitm teim etim

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

Definitions and meaning of mite

mite

Etymology

From Middle English mite, from Old English mīte (mite, tiny insect), from Proto-Germanic *mītǭ (biting insect, literally cutter), from *maitaną (to cut), from Proto-Indo-European *mey- (small) or *mai- (to cut). Akin to Old High German mīza (mite), Middle Dutch mīte (moth, mite), Dutch mijt (moth, mite), Danish mide (mite).

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation, General American) enPR: mīt, IPA(key): /maɪt/
  • Rhymes: -aɪt
  • Homophone: might

Noun

mite (plural mites)

  1. Any of many minute arachnids which, along with the ticks, comprise subclass Acarina (aka Acari).
  2. A small coin formerly circulated in England, rated at about a third of a farthing.
  3. A lepton, a small coin used in Palestine in the time of Christ.
  4. A small weight; one twentieth of a grain.
  5. (sometimes used adverbially) Anything very small; a minute object; a very little quantity or particle.
  6. (colloquial, often used affectionately) A small or naughty person, or one people take pity on; rascal.

Synonyms

  • (small amount): see also Thesaurus:modicum.

Derived terms

Translations

Verb

mite

  1. Eye dialect spelling of might.

Anagrams

  • -time, METI, emit, it me, item, time

Au

Noun

mite

  1. woman

References

  • transnewguinea.org, citing D. C. Laycock, Languages of the Lumi Subdistrict (West Sepik District), New Guinea (1968), Oceanic Linguistics, 7 (1): 36-66

Catalan

Etymology

From Latin mythos

Pronunciation

  • (Balearic, Central) IPA(key): /ˈmi.tə/
  • (Valencian) IPA(key): /ˈmi.te/

Noun

mite m (plural mites)

  1. myth

Related terms

  • mític
  • mitologia

Further reading

  • “mite” in Diccionari de la llengua catalana, segona edició, Institut d’Estudis Catalans.

French

Etymology

From Middle French, from Old French mitte (kind of insect which gnaws on cloth or cheese), from Middle Dutch mīte (moth, mite), ultimately from Proto-Germanic *mītǭ (biting insect, literally cutter), from *maitaną (to cut).

Akin to Old English mīte (mite, tiny insect), Old High German mīza (mite), Danish mide (mite).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /mit/

Noun

mite f (plural mites)

  1. mite (arachnid)
  2. moth, particularly one whose larva destroys something stored by humans

Derived terms

  • antimite

Related terms

  • chenille f
  • papillon m
  • teigne f (clothes moth)
  • pyrale f (meal moth)

Verb

mite

  1. first-person singular present indicative of miter
  2. third-person singular present indicative of miter
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of miter
  4. third-person singular present subjunctive of miter
  5. second-person singular imperative of miter

Further reading

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

Anagrams

  • émit, émît

Italian

Etymology

From Latin mītis (mild, mature).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈmi.te/
  • Rhymes: -ite
  • Hyphenation: mì‧te

Adjective

mite (plural miti)

  1. mild
  2. moderate (price)
  3. balmy, mild (climate)
  4. meek (animal)

Derived terms

  • mitemente

Anagrams

  • item, temi

Latin

Pronunciation

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈmiː.te/, [ˈmiːt̪ɛ]
  • (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /ˈmi.te/, [ˈmiːt̪ɛ]

Adjective

mīte

  1. nominative neuter singular of mītis
  2. accusative neuter singular of mītis
  3. vocative neuter singular of mītis

References

  • mite in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • mite in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers

Norman

Etymology

From Old French mitte (kind of insect which gnaws on cloth or cheese), from Middle Dutch mīte (moth, mite), ultimately from Proto-Germanic *mītǭ (biting insect, literally cutter).

Noun

mite f (plural mites)

  1. (Jersey) mite

Volapük

Noun

mite

  1. dative singular of mit

Source: wiktionary.org
  • any of various tiny arachnids of the order Acarida.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)