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Is utu a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word utu is a Scrabble US word. The word utu is worth 3 points in Scrabble:

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Is utu a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word utu is a Scrabble UK word and has 3 points:

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3 letters words from 'utu'

UTU 3 

2 letters words from 'utu'

UT 2 

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Definitions and meaning of utu

utu

Etymology

Borrowed from Maori utu.

Noun

utu (uncountable)

  1. (New Zealand) Recompense, payback; revenge.
    • 2008, Christina Thompson, Come on Shore and We Will Kill and Eat You All, Bloomsbury 2009, p. 129:
      Utu demanded that both favors and grievances be repaid in kind, but it was the grievances, naturally, that caused the most trouble.
    • 2011, Andrew Alderson, New Zealand Herald, 19 Sep 2011:
      The match had been touted as a chance for utu after the 1999 and 2007 All Blacks World Cup defeats.

Buginese

Etymology

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *kutu, from Proto-Austronesian *kuCu.

Noun

utu

  1. louse (insect)

Finnish

Etymology

From Proto-Finnic *utu, probably borrowed from Proto-Germanic [Term?] (compare Icelandic úði (drizzle)).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈutu/, [ˈut̪u]
  • Rhymes: -utu
  • Syllabification: u‧tu

Noun

utu

  1. haze, mist (of water vapor)

Usage notes

  • The words sumu, usva and utu all describe "visible water vapor lightly suspended near the ground", but at different degrees. Sumu is the thickest and utu thinnest.
  • utu is used for haze caused by water vapor - if the haze is caused by something else, it is called auer.

Declension

Derived terms

  • utuinen

See also

  • auer

Anagrams

  • tuu

Ingrian

Etymology

From Proto-Finnic *utu. Cognates include Finnish utu and Estonian udu.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈutu/

Noun

utu (genitive uun, partitive uttuua)

  1. fog

Inflection

References

  • Vitalij Chernyavskij (2005) Ižoran keel (Ittseopastaja)[1]

Maori

Etymology

From Proto-Polynesian, from Proto-Oceanic, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *utuŋ (compare Hawaiian uku, Malay untung).

Noun

utu

  1. pay

Pali

Alternative forms

Noun

utu ?

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Declension

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References

  • Pali Text Society (1921-1925), “utu”, in Pali-English Dictionary‎, London: Chipstead

Sumerian

Romanization

utu

  1. Romanization of 𒌓 (utu)

Swahili

Etymology

u- (-ness) +‎ -tu (person)

Pronunciation

Noun

utu (u class, no plural)

  1. humanity, human nature, ubuntu

Ternate

Etymology 1

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈu.tu]

Verb

utu

  1. (transitive) to harvest

Etymology 2

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈu.tu]

Noun

utu

  1. a kind of small squid

References

  • Rika Hayami-Allen (2001) A descriptive study of the language of Ternate, the northern Moluccas, Indonesia, University of Pittsburgh

Tetum

Etymology

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *kutu, compare Indonesian kutu.

Noun

utu

  1. louse

Zazaki

Noun

utu (m)

  1. iron (device for pressing clothes)

Source: wiktionary.org
  • the state of being utter.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)