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Valid words made from Tela

You can make 27 words from 'tela' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


4 letters words from 'tela'

LATE 4LEAT 4
TAEL 4TALE 4
TEAL 4TELA 4

3 letters words from 'tela'

ALE 3ALT 3
ATE 3EAT 3
ELT 3ETA 3
LAT 3LEA 3
LET 3TAE 3
TEA 3TEL 3

2 letters words from 'tela'

AE 2AL 2
AT 2EA 2
EL 2ET 2
LA 2TA 2
TE 2 

All 4 letters words made out of tela

tela etla tlea ltea elta leta teal etal tael atel eatl aetl tlae ltae tale atle late alte elat leat ealt aelt laet alet

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

Definitions and meaning of tela

tela

Etymology

Borrowed from Latin tēla (web). Doublet of toile.

Noun

tela (plural telas or telae)

  1. (anatomy) a thin, weblike structure or membrane

Anagrams

  • EATL, ETLA, Elta, LATE, TEAL, TEAl, Teal, et al, et al., late, leat, tael, tale, teal

Annobonese

Noun

tela

  1. land

References

  • 1994, Jacques Arends, Pieter Muysken, Norval Smith (editors), Pidgins and Creoles: an introduction
  • 2005, John H. McWhorter, Defining Creole

Catalan

Etymology

From Old Occitan tela, from Latin tēla.

Pronunciation

  • (Balearic, Central) IPA(key): /ˈtɛ.lə/
  • (Valencian) IPA(key): /ˈtɛ.la/

Noun

tela f (plural teles)

  1. cloth, fabric
  2. canvas (cloth on which one may paint)

Synonyms

  • (canvas): llenç

Derived terms

  • teler
  • teranyina

Related terms

  • teixir

Further reading

  • “tela” in Diccionari de la llengua catalana, segona edició, Institut d’Estudis Catalans.

Finnish

Etymology

From Proto-Finnic *tela (compare Ingrian tela, Karelian tela, Veps tela), borrowed from Proto-Germanic *þelą.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈtelɑ/, [ˈt̪e̞lɑ]
  • Rhymes: -elɑ
  • Syllabification: te‧la

Noun

tela

  1. One of a set of round logs used as support to keep something, such as a boat or a pile of firewood, from touching directly the ground, or to help move a large object by rolling it over the logs.
  2. (by extension) A place where something is left or stored; usually in adessive, ablative or allative plural.
  3. roller, cylinder
  4. track (short of telaketju - "caterpillar track")
  5. platen (part of a printing press which presses the paper against the type and by which the impression is made)
  6. platen (part of a typewriter or printer on which the paper rests to receive an impression)

Declension

Synonyms

  • (round log used as support): telapuu

Derived terms

Anagrams

  • alet, laet

Hausa

Etymology

Borrowed from English tailor.

Noun

tēlà m (plural tēlōlī, possessed form tēlàn)

  1. tailor

Italian

Etymology

From Latin tēla.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈte.la/

Noun

tela f (plural tele)

  1. cloth
  2. canvas
  3. curtain (theatre)

Synonyms

  • (cloth): stoffa, tessuto

Related terms

  • telaio

Anagrams

  • alte, tale

Latin

Pronunciation

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈteː.la/, [ˈt̪eː.ɫ̪a]
  • (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /ˈte.la/, [ˈt̪ɛː.la]

Etymology 1

From texō (weave; plait) +‎ -ēla.

Noun

tēla f (genitive tēlae); first declension

  1. web
  2. warp (threads that run lengthwise in a loom)
  3. loom
  4. vocative singular of tēla
Declension

First-declension noun.

Derived terms
  • subtīlis
Descendants

Noun

tēlā f

  1. ablative singular of tēla

Etymology 2

Noun

tēla n

  1. nominative/accusative/vocative plural of tēlum

References

  • tela in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • tela in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • tela in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
  • tela in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • tela in William Smith, editor (1854, 1857) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography, volume 1 & 2, London: Walton and Maberly
  • tela in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin

Old English

Alternative forms

  • teala, teola, telo, tiolo

Etymology

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

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈte.lɑ/

Adverb

tela

  1. well, rightly
  2. completely, thoroughly, certainly
  3. happily, prosperously, pleasantly
  4. very

Interjection

tela

  1. well! good!

Pali

Alternative forms

Noun

tela n

  1. oil

Portuguese

Etymology

From Latin tēla (web; loom). Doublet of teia (web).

Pronunciation

  • (Portugal, Brazil) IPA(key): /ˈtɛ.lɐ/
  • (South Brazil) IPA(key): /ˈtɛ.la/, /ˈtɛ.lɐ/
  • Hyphenation: te‧la

Noun

tela f (plural telas)

  1. canvas (piece of canvas cloth stretched across a frame on which one may paint)
  2. (by extension) painting (an illustration or artwork using paint)
    Synonyms: pintura, quadro
  3. screen (viewing area of a movie, slide presentation, etc.)
  4. (Brazil) screen (viewing area of electronic output devices)
    Synonym: ecrã (Portugal)
  5. (by extension, Brazil) cinema
  6. (biology) a very thin tissue

Derived terms

Related terms

  • telada
  • telado

Romansch

Alternative forms

  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Vallader) taila
  • (Sursilvan, Surmiran) teila

Etymology

From Latin tēla.

Noun

tela f (plural telas)

  1. (textiles, Sutsilvan) material, textile, canvas

Derived terms

  • tela filient (spiderweb)

Slovak

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈcɛɫa/

Noun

tela

  1. genitive singular of telo

Spanish

Etymology

From Old Spanish tela, from Latin tēla.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈtela/, [ˈt̪ela]
  • Hyphenation: te‧la

Noun

tela f (plural telas)

  1. (fabric) cloth, fabric (woven material made of fibers)
    Synonym: género
  2. (colloquial) difficult task (difficult or tedious undertaking, especially as part of one's duties)
    (The addition of quotations indicative of this usage is being sought):
  3. (colloquial) cash, dosh (money)
    Synonym: pasta

Derived terms

Adverb

tela

  1. (Spain, colloquial) loads; lots; a shedload; extremely

Derived terms

Further reading

  • “tela” in Diccionario de la lengua española, Vigésima tercera edición, Real Academia Española, 2014.

Veps

Etymology

Related to Finnish tela.

Noun

tela

  1. (clarification of this definition is needed) roller

Inflection

References

  • Zajceva, N. G.; Mullonen, M. I. (2007), “каток”, in Uz’ venä-vepsläine vajehnik / Novyj russko-vepsskij slovarʹ [New Russian–Veps Dictionary], Petrozavodsk: Periodika

Source: wiktionary.org
  • TEKTITE, a type of small glassy stone, thought to be a product of meteorite impact.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)