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Is motu a Scrabble word?

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

M3O1T1U1

Is motu a Scrabble UK word?

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

M3O1T1U1

Is motu a Words With Friends word?

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Valid words made from Motu

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


4 letters words from 'motu'

MOTU 6 

3 letters words from 'motu'

MOT 5MOU 5
MUT 5OUT 3
TOM 5TUM 5

2 letters words from 'motu'

MO 4MU 4
OM 4OU 2
TO 2UM 4
UT 2 

All 4 letters words made out of motu

motu omtu mtou tmou otmu tomu mout omut muot umot oumt uomt mtuo tmuo muto umto tumo utmo otum toum outm uotm tuom utom

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

Definitions and meaning of motu

motu

Etymology

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Noun

motu (plural motus)

  1. A reef islet formed by broken coral and sand, surrounding an atoll.

Anagrams

  • MOUT, Muto, toum

Finnish

Noun

motu

  1. Motu (language)

Declension

Compounds

  • hiri-motu

Anagrams

  • tomu

Isubu

Etymology

From Proto-Bantu *mʊ̀ntʊ̀.

Noun

motu m (plural batu)

  1. a man, an adult male

References

  • Joseph Merrick, Alfred Saker, A Grammar of the Isubu Tongue (1852)

Latin

Noun

mōtū

  1. ablative singular of mōtus

Maori

Etymology

From Proto-Polynesian *motu.

Noun

motu

  1. island, country, land, nation, clump of trees, ship - anything separated or isolated
  2. cut, wound

Verb

motu

  1. to sever, cut, cut off, set free, separate
  2. to be separated, moved to a distance - especially in the phrase motu ki te ara
  3. to be set free, escape
  4. (stative) to be cut, severed

References

  • “motu” in John C. Moorfield, Te Aka: Maori-English, English-Maori Dictionary and Index, 3rd edition, Longman/Pearson Education New Zealand, 2011, →ISBN.



Niuean

Etymology

From Proto-Polynesian *motu

Noun

motu

  1. island

Rapa Nui

Etymology

From Proto-Polynesian *motu

Noun

motu

  1. island (usually a small islet)

Tahitian

Etymology

From Proto-Polynesian *motu

Noun

motu

  1. island

Tongan

Etymology

From Proto-Polynesian *motu

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /mo.tu/

Noun

motu

  1. island

Related terms

  • otu

Source: wiktionary.org
  • (Maori) a small reef island.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)