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Is sho a Scrabble word?

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

S1H4O1

Is sho a Scrabble UK word?

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

S1H4O1

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Valid words made from Sho

You can make 9 words from 'sho' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


3 letters words from 'sho'

HOS 6OHS 6
SHO 6SOH 6

2 letters words from 'sho'

HO 5OH 5
OS 2SH 5
SO 2 

All 3 letters words made out of sho

sho hso soh osh hos ohs

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

Definitions and meaning of sho

sho

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ʃəʊ/
  • (General American) IPA(key): /ʃoʊ/
  • Homophone: show
  • Rhymes: -əʊ

Etymology 1

Adverb

sho (not comparable)

  1. (Southern US, African-American Vernacular) Pronunciation spelling of sure.
  2. (childish) Pronunciation spelling of so.

Etymology 2

From Japanese 笙 (shō).

Noun

sho (plural shos)

  1. A Japanese free reed musical instrument similar to the sheng.
Translations

Etymology 3

Of modern scholarly coinage.

Noun

sho (plural shos)

  1. A letter of the Greek alphabet used to write the Bactrian language: uppercase Ϸ, lowercase ϸ.
Translations

Anagrams

  • HOS, Hos., OHS, OHs, Osh, Soh, hos, ohs, osh, soh

Italian

Etymology

From English sho, used to illustrate Bactrian ϸ (š). Also compare the archaic Greek character Ϻ (Ś).

Noun

sho m or f (invariable)

  1. sho (Greek letter)

Japanese

Romanization

sho

  1. Rōmaji transcription of しょ
  2. Rōmaji transcription of ショ

Lashi

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɕɔ/

Adjective

sho

  1. shy

References

  • Hkaw Luk (2017) A grammatical sketch of Lacid[1], Chiang Mai: Payap University (master thesis)

Middle English

Etymology 1

Pronoun

sho

  1. (chiefly Northern dialectal) Alternative form of sche

Etymology 2

From Old English scōh.

Alternative forms

  • shoo, scho, schoo, sso, sco, shogh, shouȝ, showe

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ʃoː/, /ʃɔu̯x/

Noun

sho (plural shos or shon)

  1. A shoe (an article of footwear)
  2. A horseshoe or similar device for other animals.
  3. A piece of metal fortifying the edge of a wooden spade.
Related terms
  • hors sho
  • shon
Descendants
  • English: shoe
  • Scots: shae
References
  • “shọ̄, n.”, in MED Online, Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan, 2007, retrieved 2018-05-16.

Etymology 3

Verb

sho

  1. Alternative form of shon (to shoe)

Navajo

Noun

sho

  1. frost

Alternative forms

  • shoh

Swazi

Etymology

From Proto-Bantu *-tɪ̀o, derived from Proto-Bantu *-tɪ̀ (say, quote).

Verb

-sho

  1. to say

Inflection

This verb needs an inflection-table template.


Zulu

Etymology

From Proto-Bantu *-tɪ̀o, derived from Proto-Bantu *-tɪ̀ (say, quote).

Verb

-sho

  1. (intransitive) to say
  2. (intransitive) to mean

Inflection

This verb needs an inflection-table template.

Derived terms

  • -sholo (applicative)
  • -shiso (causative)
  • -shoyisho (diminutive)
  • -shisiso (intensive)
  • -shoko (neuter-passive)
  • -shiwo (passive)
  • -shono (reciprocal)

References

  • C. M. Doke; B. W. Vilakazi (1972) , “sho”, in Zulu-English Dictionary, →ISBN: “sho

Source: wiktionary.org
  • SHNOOK, (Yiddish) an unscrupulous person; a crook.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)