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Is tele a Scrabble word?

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

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Is tele a Scrabble UK word?

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

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Valid words made from Tele

You can make 14 words from 'tele' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.

4 letters words from 'tele'

LEET 4TEEL 4
TELE 4 

3 letters words from 'tele'

EEL 3ELT 3
LEE 3LET 3
TEE 3TEL 3

2 letters words from 'tele'

EE 2EL 2
ET 2TE 2

All 4 letters words made out of tele

tele etle tlee ltee elte lete teel etel teel etel eetl eetl tlee ltee tele etle lete elte elet leet eelt eelt leet elet

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

Definitions and meaning of tele

tele

Etymology 1

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈtɛli/

Noun

tele (countable and uncountable, plural teles)

  1. (rare) Alternative spelling of telly (television)
    • 2019, Helen Thomas, Murder on Easey Street: Melbourne’s Most Notorious Cold Case
      They were up late, talking and watching television. Peter will never forget what happened just after they had gone to bed. 'It's like it was yesterday. We'd just been watching tele and went to bed at about 2.30 am. []

Etymology 2

Noun

tele (uncountable)

  1. According to Jacob L. Moreno, a mutual connection or rapport between people that is not a mere one-way process like empathy or transference.

Anagrams

  • Leet, Teel, leet, teel

Czech

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *telę.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈtɛlɛ]

Noun

tele n

  1. calf (young cow or bull)

Declension

Related terms

  • telátko

See also

  • kráva
  • býk
  • vůl
  • semetrika

Further reading

  • tele in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • tele in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

Dutch

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -eːlə

Verb

tele

  1. (archaic) singular present subjunctive of telen

Anagrams

  • eelt, teel

Finnish

Etymology

Short for teleobjektiivi.

Noun

tele

  1. (photographing, colloquial) telephoto lens

Declension

Anagrams

  • leet

Friulian

Etymology

From Latin tēla.

Noun

tele f (plural telis)

  1. cloth
  2. canvas

Derived terms

  • tele di ragn

See also

  • tiessi

Galician

Etymology

Short for televisión.

Noun

tele f (plural teles)

  1. Clipping of televisión; television

Synonyms

  • (collectively, the programs broadcast via the medium of television): televisión
  • (device for receiving television signals): televisor, televisión

Hungarian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈtɛlɛ]
  • Hyphenation: te‧le
  • Rhymes: -lɛ

Etymology 1

From Proto-Uralic *täwde. Cognates include Finnish täysi, Estonian täis.

Adverb

tele (not comparable)

  1. full (of something -val/-vel), normally with explicit or implied van
    Synonym: (comparable) teli
    Antonyms: üresen, híján
Derived terms

Adjective

tele (not comparable)

  1. full (of something -val/-vel)
    Synonym: (comparable) teli
    Antonym: üres

Etymology 2

Shortened from teleobjektív.

Noun

tele (plural telék)

  1. (photography, slang) telephoto lens (lens which produces a magnified view of distant objects)
    Synonym: teleobjektív
Declension

Etymology 3

tél (winter) +‎ -e (possessive suffix)

Noun

tele

  1. third-person singular single-possession possessive of tél
Declension

See also

  • tele- (prefix)

Further reading

  • (full): tele in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh. A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (’The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962. Fifth ed., 1992: →ISBN

Italian

Noun

tele f pl

  1. plural of tela

Noun

tele f

  1. (informal) telly (UK), TV

Anagrams

  • Lete, Letè

Latvian

Pronunciation

Noun

tele f (5th declension)

  1. female calf, immature cow, heifer

Declension

See also

  • liellops
  • govs
  • bullis
  • teļš, telēns
  • vērsis

Norwegian Bokmål

Etymology 1

From Old Norse þeli, þili.

Noun

tele m (definite singular telen, indefinite plural teler, definite plural telene)

  1. a frozen layer of soil
    Synonym: klake

Verb

tele (present tense teler, past tense tela or telet, past participle tela or telet)

  1. (intransitive, about the ground) to freeze

Etymology 2

From Old Norse þilir m pl.

Noun

tele m (definite singular telen, indefinite plural teler, definite plural telene)

  1. a person from Telemark
    Synonyms: telemarking, teledøl

References

  • “tele” in The Bokmål Dictionary.
  • “tele” in Det Norske Akademis ordbok (NAOB).

Anagrams

  • elet, elte, etle, leet, lete, tele-

Norwegian Nynorsk

Etymology 1

From Old Norse þeli, þili. The verb is derived from the noun.

Noun

tele m (definite singular telen, indefinite plural telar, definite plural telane)

  1. a frozen layer of soil
    Synonym: klake

Verb

tele (present tense telar, past tense tela, past participle tela, passive infinitive telast, present participle telande, imperative tel)

  1. (intransitive, about the ground) to freeze
Alternative forms
  • tela (a- and split infinitives)

Etymology 2

From Old Norse þilir m pl.

Noun

tele m (definite singular telen, indefinite plural teler or telar, definite plural telene or telane)

  1. a person from Telemark
    Synonym: telemarking

References

  • “tele” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.

Anagrams

  • elet, elte, etle, leet, lete, léte, tele-

Portuguese

Verb

tele

  1. first-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of telar
  2. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present subjunctive of telar
  3. third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of telar
  4. third-person singular (você) negative imperative of telar

Samoan

Adjective

tele

  1. big

Serbo-Croatian

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *telę.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /těle/
  • Hyphenation: te‧le

Noun

tèle n (Cyrillic spelling тѐле)

  1. calf

Declension

This word has no plural, but the collective noun tȅlād is used instead.

See also

  • gleda kao tele u šarena vrata

Slovak

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈcɛlɛ/

Noun

tele

  1. locative singular of telo

Slovene

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *telę.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /tɛ̀ːlɛ/

Noun

téle n

  1. calf

Inflection

Further reading

  • tele”, in Slovarji Inštituta za slovenski jezik Frana Ramovša ZRC SAZU, portal Fran

Spanish

Etymology

Short for televisión.

Noun

tele f (plural teles)

  1. Clipping of televisión; television
    Synonyms: televisión, televisor

Further reading

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

Swahili

Etymology

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Pronunciation

Adjective

tele (invariable)

  1. abundant

Western Maninkakan

Noun

tele

  1. sun

Yosondúa Mixtec

Etymology

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Noun

tele

  1. puppy

References

  • Beaty de Farris, Kathryn; et al. (2012) Diccionario básico del mixteco de Yosondúa, Oaxaca (Serie de vocabularios y diccionarios indígenas “Mariano Silva y Aceves”; 46)‎[1] (in Spanish), third edition, Instituto Lingüístico de Verano, A.C., page 78

Source: wiktionary.org
  • (short for) a telecommunications company.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)