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

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

P3A1I1S1

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4 letters words from 'pais'

PAIS 6PIAS 6

3 letters words from 'pais'

AIS 3ASP 5
PAS 5PIA 5
PIS 5PSI 5
SAI 3SAP 5
SIP 5SPA 5

2 letters words from 'pais'

AI 2AS 2
IS 2PA 4
PI 4SI 2

All 4 letters words made out of pais

pais apis pias ipas aips iaps pasi apsi psai spai aspi sapi pisa ipsa psia spia ispa sipa aisp iasp asip saip isap siap

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

Definitions and meaning of pais

pais

Etymology

From Old French, equivalent to French pays (country).

Noun

pais (uncountable)

  1. (obsolete, law, middle english, survives only in phrases "trial per pais" and "matter in pais") The (people of the) country.

Usage notes

  • A trial per pais is a trial by the country, i.e. by a jury; and matter in pais is matter triable by the country, or jury.

Anagrams

  • AIPs, AISP, APIs, ASPI, IAPs, IASP, IPAs, PIAs, PISA, Pisa, SAPI, sipa

French

Verb

pais

  1. first-person singular present indicative of paître
  2. second-person singular present indicative of paître
  3. second-person singular imperative of paître

Anagrams

  • aspi

Galician

Noun

pais m pl

  1. plural of padre
  2. parents

Related terms

  • país

Further reading

  • “pai” in Dicionario da Real Academia Galega, Royal Galician Academy.

Interlingua

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /paˈis/

Noun

pais (plural paises)

  1. country (nation)

Istriot

Alternative forms

  • paìs

Etymology

From Vulgar Latin *pagenses, from Late Latin pāgēnsis (inhabitant of a district), from Latin pāgus (village; district). Compare Italian paese, Venetian pajès, Friulian paîs, Sicilian paisi, Romansch pajais, Catalan país, French pays, Portuguese país, Spanish país.

Noun

pais

  1. country
  2. village

Norman

Alternative forms

  • peis (Guernsey)

Etymology

From Old French, from Latin pīsum, from Ancient Greek πίσον (píson).

Pronunciation

Noun

pais m (plural pais)

  1. (Jersey) pea

Synonyms

  • pais rond

Derived terms


Old French

Etymology 1

From Latin pācem, accusative singular of pāx.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈpajs/

Noun

pais f (oblique plural pais, nominative singular pais, nominative plural pais)

  1. peace
Descendants
  • English: peace
  • French: paix
  • Bourguignon: pois
  • Walloon: påye

Etymology 2

From Late Latin pāgēnsis, which is derived from Latin pāgus (country).

Alternative forms

  • païs (scholarly transcription)

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /paˈis/

Noun

pais m (oblique plural pais, nominative singular pais, nominative plural pais)

  1. country; nation
Usage notes
  • The vast majority of facsimiles of manuscripts use pais to mean peace and païs (with a diaeresis on the i) to mean country. While this avoids ambiguity this distinction is not found in the original manuscripts which do not contain diaereses at all.
Descendants
  • Bourguignon: poiys
  • Catalan: país
  • Middle French: pays, païs
    • French: pays
  • Papiamentu: pais
  • Portuguese: país
  • Spanish: país

Papiamentu

Etymology

From Spanish país and Portuguese país and Kabuverdianu país.

Noun

pais

  1. country



Portuguese

Pronunciation

  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /ˈpajʃ/
  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /ˈpajs/

Noun

pais m pl

  1. parents
  2. plural of pai

Usage notes

  • Do not confuse with país.

Romansch

Etymology

From Vulgar Latin *pēsum, from Latin pēnsum.

Noun

pais m

  1. (Puter, Vallader) weight

Synonyms

  • (Rumantsch Grischun) paisa
  • (Sursilvan, Surmiran) peisa
  • (Sutsilvan) pesa

Scottish Gaelic

Noun

pais m

  1. genitive singular of pas

Taroko

Noun

pais

  1. enemy

Source: wiktionary.org
  • (archaic) the people from whom a jury is drawn.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)