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Is sale a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word sale is a Scrabble US word. The word sale is worth 4 points in Scrabble:

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Is sale a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word sale is a Scrabble UK word and has 4 points:

S1A1L1E1

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Valid words made from Sale

You can make 25 words from 'sale' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


4 letters words from 'sale'

ALES 4LASE 4
LEAS 4SALE 4
SEAL 4SLAE 4

3 letters words from 'sale'

ALE 3ALS 3
EAS 3ELS 3
LAS 3LEA 3
LES 3SAE 3
SAL 3SEA 3
SEL 3 

2 letters words from 'sale'

AE 2AL 2
AS 2EA 2
EL 2ES 2
LA 2 

All 4 letters words made out of sale

sale asle slae lsae alse lase sael asel seal esal aesl easl slea lsea sela esla lesa elsa ales laes aels eals leas elas

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

Definitions and meaning of sale

sale

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /seɪl/
  • Rhymes: -eɪl
  • Homophone: sail

Etymology 1

From Middle English sale, sal, from Old English sæl (room, hall, castle), from Proto-Germanic *salą (house, hall), from Proto-Indo-European *sel- (home, dwelling, village). Cognate with West Frisian seal, Dutch zaal, German Saal, Swedish sal, Icelandic salur, Lithuanian sala (village). Related also to salon, saloon.

Noun

sale (plural sales)

  1. (obsolete) A hall.

Etymology 2

From Middle English sale, from Old English sala (act of selling, sale), from Old Norse sala (sale), from Proto-Germanic *salō (delivery), from Proto-Indo-European *selh₁- (to grab).

Noun

sale (plural sales)

  1. An exchange of goods or services for currency or credit.
  2. (Short for discount sale) The sale of goods at reduced prices.
  3. The act of putting up for auction to the highest bidder.
Troponyms
  • (selling of goods at reduced prices): cut-rate sale, sales event
  • (act of putting up for auction to the highest bidder): auction, public sale
Derived terms
Translations
See also
  • purchase

Anagrams

  • ASLE, ELAS, Elsa, LAEs, LEAs, SEAL, Seal, Sela, aels, ales, lase, leas, seal

Afrikaans

Noun

sale

  1. plural of saal (hall)

French

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /sal/
  • Homophone: salle

Etymology 1

From Middle French sale, from Old French sale (dull, dirty), from Frankish *salo (dull, dirty grey), from Proto-Germanic *salwaz (dusky, dark, muddy), from Proto-Indo-European *salw-, *sal- (dirt, dirty). Cognate with Old High German salo (dull, dirty grey), Old English salu (dark, dusky), Old Norse sǫlr (yellowish). More at sallow.

Adjective

sale (plural sales)

  1. dirty
Derived terms
Related terms
  • salopard
  • salope

Etymology 2

From saler

Verb

sale

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

Further reading

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

Italian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈsale/, [ˈsaː.le]
  • Hyphenation: sà‧le

Etymology 1

From Latin sāl, salem (salt), ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *seh₂l-.

Noun

sale m (plural sali)

  1. salt, sal
Derived terms
Related terms

Etymology 2

Noun

sale f pl

  1. plural of sala

Etymology 3

Verb

sale

  1. third-person singular present indicative of salire

Anagrams

  • elsa
  • lesa

Latin

Noun

sale

  1. ablative singular of sāl

References

  • sale in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • sale in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • sale in The Perseus Project (1999) Perseus Encyclopedia[1]
  • sale in William Smith, editor (1854, 1857) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography, volume 1 & 2, London: Walton and Maberly

Norman

Etymology

From Old French sale (dull, dirty), from a Germanic source, from Proto-Germanic *salwaz (dusky, dark, muddy), from Proto-Indo-European *salw-, *sal- (dirt, dirty).

Adjective

sale m or f

  1. (Jersey, Guernsey) dirty

Derived terms

  • sale maladie (venereal disease)

Norwegian Bokmål

Alternative forms

  • sadle

Etymology

From Old Norse sǫðla, from Proto-Germanic *sadulōną.

Verb

sale (present tense saler, past tense salte or salet, past participle salt or salet, present participle salende, imperative sal)

  1. (transitive) to saddle

References

  • “sale” in The Bokmål Dictionary.

Anagrams

  • Asle, Elsa, ales

Norwegian Nynorsk

Alternative forms

  • sala (a infinitive)

Etymology

From Old Norse sǫðla, from Proto-Germanic *sadulōną.

Verb

sale (present tense salar, past tense sala, past participle sala, passive infinitive salast, present participle salande, imperative sal)

  1. (transitive) to saddle

References

  • “sale” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.

Anagrams

  • Asle, elas, Elsa, lase, lesa

Old French

Etymology

From Frankish *sali (dwelling, house, entrance hall)

Noun

sale f (oblique plural sales, nominative singular sale, nominative plural sales)

  1. room (subsection of a building)
    • circa 1170, Chrétien de Troyes, Érec et Énide:
      [] que la soe amie
      Est la plus bele de la sale[.]
      - [] The his wife
      Is the most beautiful in the room

Descendants

  • French : salle
  • Norman: salle

Spanish

Etymology

From salir. For the interjection, sale is part of a former rhyming phrase, sale y vale; see valer.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈsale/

Interjection

sale

  1. (Mexico) ok

Synonyms

  • dale (Argentina)
  • vale

Derived terms

Verb

sale

  1. Formal second-person singular (usted) present indicative form of salir.
  2. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of salir.

Venetian

Alternative forms

  • sal

Etymology

From Latin sal, salem.

Noun

sale f

  1. salt (sodium chloride, non-chemical usage)

sale m (plural sali)

  1. (chemistry) salt

Westrobothnian

Etymology

From Middle Low German sä̂lich, older form of sêlich, from Old Saxon sālig, from Proto-West Germanic *sālīg.

Adjective

sale

  1. (Christianity) Blessed, saved.

Source: wiktionary.org
  • SALBUTAMOL, a bronchodilator drug.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)