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Valid words made from Rota

You can make 19 words from 'rota' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


4 letters words from 'rota'

RATO 4ROTA 4
TARO 4TORA 4

3 letters words from 'rota'

ART 3OAR 3
OAT 3ORA 3
ORT 3RAT 3
ROT 3TAO 3
TAR 3TOR 3

2 letters words from 'rota'

AR 2AT 2
OR 2TA 2
TO 2 

All 4 letters words made out of rota

rota orta rtoa troa otra tora roat orat raot arot oart aort rtao trao rato arto taro atro otar toar oatr aotr taor ator

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

Definitions and meaning of rota

rota

Etymology 1

Borrowed from Latin rota (wheel).

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈɹəʊ.tə/
  • Rhymes: -əʊtə
  • Homophone: rotor (non-rhotic accents)

Noun

rota (plural rotas)

  1. (Britain) A schedule that allocates some task, responsibility or (rarely) privilege between a set of people according to a (possibly periodic) calendar.
Related terms
  • rotate
Translations
See also
  • roster

Etymology 2

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Alternative forms

  • rocta
  • rotta

Noun

rota (plural rotas)

  1. (music) A kind of zither, played like a guitar, used in the Middle Ages in church music.

Anagrams

  • -ator, RATO, Rato, Roat, Taro, rato, taro

Catalan

Verb

rota

  1. third-person singular present indicative form of rotar
  2. second-person singular imperative form of rotar

French

Verb

rota

  1. third-person singular past historic of roter

Icelandic

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈrɔːta/
  • Rhymes: -ɔːta

Etymology 1

From rot (unconsciousness)

Verb

rota (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative rotaði, supine rotað)

  1. to knock out (render unconscious)
  2. to unhair
Conjugation
Related terms
  • rot

Etymology 2

See rotna

Noun

rota f (genitive singular rotu, nominative plural rotur)

  1. rotten spot
Declension
Related terms
  • rot
  • rotna
  • rotinn

Interlingua

Noun

rota (plural rotas)

  1. wheel

Italian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈrɔ.ta/
  • Hyphenation: rò‧ta

Etymology 1

From Latin rota.

Noun

rota f (plural rote)

  1. Archaic form of ruota.

Etymology 2

Verb

rota

  1. third-person singular present indicative of rotare
  2. second-person singular imperative of rotare

Anagrams

  • arto, atro, taro, tarò

Kikuyu

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɾɔːta/

Verb

rota (infinitive kũrota)

  1. to dream

Derived terms

(Nouns)

  • kĩroto 7

References

  • Armstrong, Lilias E. (1940). The Phonetic and Tonal Structure of Kikuyu, p. 363. Rep. 1967. (Also in 2018 by Routledge).

Latin

Etymology

From Proto-Italic *rotā, from Proto-Indo-European *Hróth₂-eh₂, from *Hreth₂- (to run).

Pronunciation

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈro.ta/, [ˈrɔt̪ä]
  • (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /ˈro.ta/, [ˈrɔːt̪ɑ]

Noun

rota f (genitive rotae); first declension

  1. wheel
  2. (pars pro toto) a car, a chariot
  3. (figuratively) the disc of the sun

Declension

First-declension noun.

Hyponyms

  • rota aquāria (water-wheel)

Derived terms

Related terms

  • birotus
  • petorritum

Descendants

References

  • rota in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • rota in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette

Latvian

Noun 1

rota f (4th declension)

  1. ornament
  2. decoration
  3. adornment
  4. flower
  5. jewel

Declension

Related terms

  • rotāt

Noun 2

rota f (4th declension)

  1. (military) company

Declension


Lower Sorbian

Noun

rota pl (plural only)

  1. Nonstandard spelling of wrota.

Declension


Maltese

Etymology

From Sicilian rota, from Latin rota.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈrɔːta/

Noun

rota f (plural roti)

  1. wheel
  2. bicycle
    Synonyms: (less common) bajsikil, (rare) biċikletta

See also

  • raddiena

Neapolitan

Etymology

From Latin rota.

Noun

rota f (plural rote)

  1. wheel

Norwegian Bokmål

Etymology 1

Alternative forms

  • roten

Noun

rota f sg

  1. definite feminine singular of rot

Etymology 2

Alternative forms

  • rotet

Verb

rota

  1. past tense of rote
  2. past participle of rote

Norwegian Nynorsk

Etymology 1

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈruːtɑ/ (example of pronunciation)

Noun

rota f

  1. definite singular of rot

Etymology 2

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /²ruːtɑ/ (example of pronunciation)

Verb

rota (present tense rotar, past tense rota, past participle rota, passive infinitive rotast, present participle rotande, imperative rot)

  1. alternative form of rote

Polish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈrɔ.ta/

Etymology 1

From Proto-Slavic *rota.

Noun

rota f

  1. oath
Declension

Etymology 2

From Czech rota, from Latin [Term?].

Noun

rota f

  1. rote (musical instrument)
Declension

Etymology 3

From Middle High German rotte, from Old French rote.

Noun

rota f

  1. (military) rota (formation)
Declension

Further reading

  • rota in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • rota in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Portuguese

Etymology 1

Borrowed from Old French rote (modern French route).

Pronunciation

  • Hyphenation: ro‧ta

Noun

rota f (plural rotas)

  1. route (course or way travelled)
    Synonyms: percurso, caminho, curso, rumo, derrota
Derived terms
  • rotear

Etymology 2

From Latin rupta, ruptus.

Pronunciation

  • Hyphenation: ro‧ta

Noun

rota f (plural rotas)

  1. combat (a fight or battle)
    Synonyms: luta, combate
  2. (military) defeat
    Synonyms: derrota, perda

Etymology 3

From Old French rote, from Germanic.

Pronunciation

  • Hyphenation: ro‧ta

Noun

rota f (plural rotas)

  1. (music) rota (mediaeval string instrument)

Etymology 4

Borrowed from Italian rota.

Pronunciation

  • Hyphenation: ro‧ta

Noun

rota f (plural rotas)

  1. (Roman Catholicism) rota (ecclesiastical court of appeal)

Noun

rota f (plural rotas)

Etymology 5

Borrowed from Malay rotan.

Pronunciation

  • Hyphenation: ro‧ta

Noun

rota f (plural rotas)

  1. rattan (any of several species of climbing palm of the genus Calamus)
    Synonyms: rotim, ratã

Etymology 6

See the etymology of the main entry.

Pronunciation

  • Hyphenation: ro‧ta

Adjective

rota

  1. feminine singular of roto

Etymology 7

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb

rota

  1. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present indicative of rotar
  2. second-person singular (tu, sometimes used with você) affirmative imperative of rotar
  3. feminine singular short past participle of romper

References


Romani

Etymology

Probably from Romanian roată (wheel), ultimately from Latin rota.

Noun

rota f (plural roti)

  1. wheel

Shona

Etymology

From Proto-Bantu *-dóota.

Verb

-rótá (infinitive kurótá)

  1. dream

Derived terms

  • chiroto

Sicilian

Etymology

From Latin rota.

Noun

rota

  1. wheel

Spanish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈrota/, [ˈro.t̪a]

Etymology 1

See the etymology of the main entry.

Adjective

rota

  1. feminine singular of roto

Verb

rota

  1. Feminine singular past participle of romper.

Etymology 2

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb

rota

  1. Informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of rotar.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present indicative form of rotar.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of rotar.

Source: wiktionary.org
  • to decompose.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)