Rath in Scrabble Dictionary

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Is rath a Scrabble word?

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

R1A1T1H4

Is rath a Scrabble UK word?

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

R1A1T1H4

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Yes. The word rath is a Words With Friends word. The word rath is worth 6 points in Words With Friends (WWF):

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Valid words made from Rath

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


4 letters words from 'rath'

HART 7RATH 7
TAHR 7THAR 7

3 letters words from 'rath'

ART 3HAT 6
RAH 6RAT 3
TAR 3 

2 letters words from 'rath'

AH 5AR 2
AT 2HA 5
TA 2 

All 4 letters words made out of rath

rath arth rtah trah atrh tarh raht arht rhat hrat ahrt hart rtha trha rhta hrta thra htra athr tahr ahtr hatr thar htar

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

Definitions and meaning of rath

rath

Etymology 1

Borrowed from Old Irish ráth.

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ɹɑːθ/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ɹæθ/
  • Rhymes: -ɑːθ, Rhymes: -æθ
  • Homophone: wrath (some dialects)

Noun

rath (plural raths)

  1. (historical) A walled enclosure, especially in Ireland; a ringfort built sometime between the Iron Age and the Viking Age.
    • 1907, James Woods, Annals of Westmeath, Ancient and Modern:
      There are numerous Danish raths in the parish.
    • 1931, H. P. Lovecraft, The Whisperer in Darkness, chapter 1:
      Those with Celtic legendry in their heritage—mainly the Scotch-Irish element of New Hampshire, and their kindred who had settled in Vermont on Governor Wentworth’s colonial grants—linked them vaguely with the malign fairies and “little people” of the bogs and raths, and protected themselves with scraps of incantation handed down through many generations.
Translations

Etymology 2

Noun

rath (plural raths)

  1. A Burmese carriage of state.

Etymology 3

Adjective

rath (comparative more rath, superlative most rath)

  1. Alternative form of rathe.

Anagrams

  • Arth, HART, Hart, Thar, hart, tahr, thar

Cornish

Noun

rath f (plural rathes)

  1. rat

Synonyms

  • (Revived Late Cornish) logojen vroas

Irish

Etymology

From Old Irish rath (grace, virtue), from Proto-Celtic *ɸratom (grace, virtue, good fortune), from the root *ɸar- (bestow) (whence Old Irish ernaid, from Proto-Indo-European *perh₃- (bestow, give) (whence also Sanskrit पृणाति (pṛṇā́ti, grant, bestow), Latin parō (prepare)).

Pronunciation

  • (Cois Fharraige) IPA(key): /ɾˠa/

Noun

rath m (genitive singular ratha)

  1. (literary) bestowal, grant; grace, favour; gift, bounty
  2. prosperity
  3. abundance
  4. usefulness, good

Declension

Derived terms

  • anrath (ill-luck)

Further reading

  • Matasović, Ranko (2009), “far-na-”, in Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Celtic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 9), Leiden: Brill, →ISBN, page 122
  • Matasović, Ranko (2009), “frato-”, in Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Celtic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 9), Leiden: Brill, →ISBN, page 140
  • Gregory Toner, Maire Ní Mhaonaigh, Sharon Arbuthnot, Dagmar Wodtko, Maire-Luise Theuerkauf, editors (2019), “1 rath”, in eDIL: Electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language
  • “raṫ” in Foclóir Gaeḋilge agus Béarla, Irish Texts Society, 2nd ed., 1927, by Patrick S. Dinneen.
  • "rath" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • “prosperity” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.
  • “success” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.

Old Saxon

Alternative forms

  • rað

Etymology

From Proto-Germanic *raþą (wheel), from Proto-Indo-European *rot- (wheel). Cognate with Old Frisian reth (wheel), Dutch rad (wheel), German Rad (wheel).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈrað/

Noun

rath n

  1. wheel

Declension



Source: wiktionary.org
  • RATFISH, a marine fish.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)