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Is taw a Scrabble word?

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

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Is taw a Scrabble UK word?

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

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You can make 6 words from 'taw' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


3 letters words from 'taw'

TAW 6TWA 6
WAT 6 

2 letters words from 'taw'

AT 2AW 5
TA 2 

All 3 letters words made out of taw

taw atw twa wta awt wat

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

Definitions and meaning of taw

taw

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /tɔː/
  • Homophone: tau

Etymology 1

From Middle English tawen, from Old English tawian (to do, make), from Proto-Germanic *tawjaną (to make, prepare), from Proto-Indo-European *dewh₂- (to tie to, secure).

Cognate with Dutch touwen (to rope, tether, curry), Dutch tuien (to fasten with ropes), German Tau (rope, hawser, cable), Gothic 𐍄𐌰𐌿𐌾𐌰𐌽 (taujan, to make, prepare). Related to tool and tether.

Verb

taw (third-person singular simple present taws, present participle tawing, simple past and past participle tawed)

  1. (transitive, obsolete) To prepare or dress, as hemp, by beating; to tew.
  2. (transitive, by extension) To beat; to scourge.
  3. (transitive) To dress and prepare, as the skins of sheep, lambs, goats, and kids, for gloves, etc., by imbuing them with alum, salt, and other agents, for softening and bleaching them.
    1. (transitive) To turn (animals' hide) into leather, usually by soaking it in a certain solution.
Related terms
  • tool

Noun

taw

  1. (obsolete) Tawed leather.

Derived terms

  • tawse

Etymology 2

Unknown.

Noun

taw (plural taws)

  1. A favorite marble in the game of marbles.
    • 1922 , James Joyce, Ulysses, chapter V:[1]
      Near the timberyard a squatted child at marbles, alone, shooting the taw with a cunnythumb.
  2. A line or mark from which the players begin a game of marbles.
  3. (square dancing) A dance partner.
    Walk around your corner; see-saw around your taw.
  4. A favorite person; beloved, partner, spouse.

Verb

taw (third-person singular simple present taws, present participle tawing, simple past and past participle tawed)

  1. To shoot a marble.

Etymology 3

Alternative forms

  • tav
  • taf

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈtaʊ/

Noun

taw (plural taws)

  1. The 22nd and last letter of many Semitic alphabets/abjads, including Phoenician, Aramaic, Hebrew, Syriac, and Arabic.
Translations

Further reading

  • taw on Wikipedia.Wikipedia

Etymology 4

Compare tew (to tow), and tow.

Verb

taw (third-person singular simple present taws, present participle tawing, simple past and past participle tawed)

  1. To push; to tug; to tow.
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References

  • Webster's Seventh New Collegiate Dictionary, Springfield, Massachusetts, G.&C. Merriam Co., 1967

Anagrams

  • ATW, AWT, TWA, Twa, WAT, WTA, Wat, wat

Ili Turki

Noun

taw

  1. mountain

References

  • Zhào Xiāngrú and Reinhard F. Hahn (1989). "The Ili Turk People and Their Language". Central Asiatic Journal.

Tatar

Noun

taw

  1. mountain

Welsh

Etymology 1

From Proto-Celtic *tāti (compare Old Irish at·tá), from Proto-Indo-European *steh₂- (to stand).

Pronunciation

  • (North Wales) IPA(key): /taːu̯/
  • (South Wales, standard) IPA(key): /tau̯/
    • (North Wales, colloquial) IPA(key): /ta/, /tə/

Conjunction

taw

  1. (South Wales) that (introduces a noun clause, marking it for emphasis)
    • 1990, Y Faner, p. 8 (quoted in D.A. Thorne, A Comprehensive Welsh Grammar, Blackwell 1993, p. 377):
      Gadewch imi ddatgan taw gwaith caled fydd y cyfan.
      Let me declare that hard work it will all be.
Synonyms
  • (formal) (North Wales, colloquial) mai

Etymology 2

From Proto-Celtic *tawsos (silent), from Proto-Indo-European *teh₂ws- (still, silent) (compare Sanskrit तूष्णीम् (tūṣṇīm, silently)).

Pronunciation

  • (North Wales) IPA(key): /taːu̯/
  • (South Wales) IPA(key): /tau̯/

Noun

taw m (uncountable)

  1. silence
Derived terms
  • distaw (quiet, silent)
  • rhoi taw ar (to silence)

Etymology 3

Verb

taw

  1. second-person singular imperative of tewi

Mutation


Source: wiktionary.org
  • TAVER, (Scots) to wander, rave.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)