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

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3 letters words from 'wee'

EEW 6EWE 6
WEE 6 

2 letters words from 'wee'

EE 2EW 5
WE 5 

All 3 letters words made out of wee

wee ewe wee ewe eew eew

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Definitions and meaning of wee

wee

Pronunciation

  • enPR: , IPA(key): /wiː/
  • Rhymes: -iː
  • Homophones: oui, we, whee (in accents with the wine-whine merger), Wii

Etymology 1

From Middle English wey, weygh, wegh, weȝe, wæȝe (little bit), from Old English wǣġ, wǣġe (weight), from Proto-Germanic *wēgō (scales, weight) and *wēgǭ (weight), related to Middle English weġan (to move, weigh) (15c).

Adjective

wee (comparative weer, superlative weest)

  1. (Scotland, Ireland, Northern England, New Zealand) Small, little.
    • 2008, James Kelman, Kieron Smith, Boy, Penguin 2009, p. 73:
      I had not seen a wee boy do it like that before. He was weer than me and his swimming was just like splashing about.
    You looked a little cold, so I lit a wee fire.
Translations

Noun

wee

  1. A short time or short distance.

References

  • Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary: Tenth Edition (1997)

Etymology 2

Onomatopoeic for the sound of urination. The noun derives from the verb.

Noun

wee (uncountable)

  1. (colloquial, uncountable) Urine.
  2. (colloquial) An act of urination.
    I need to have a wee
Synonyms
  • (all senses): wee-wee
  • (urine): See Thesaurus:urine
  • (urination): See Thesaurus:urination
Translations

Verb

wee (third-person singular simple present wees, present participle weeing, simple past and past participle weed)

  1. (colloquial) To urinate.
Synonyms
  • wee-wee, see also Thesaurus:urinate
Derived terms
  • wee-wee
Translations

Etymology 3

  • see we

Pronoun

wee (personal pronoun)

  1. obsolete emphatic of we
    • 1645 Marhc, John Milton, Tetrachordon.

Anagrams

  • Ewe, eew, ewe

Afar

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /weː/

Verb

wee

  1. (transitive) to lack

References

  • Mohamed Hassan Kamil, L’afar: description grammaticale d’une langue couchitique (Djibouti, Erythrée et Ethiopie)[1], Paris: Université Sorbonne Paris Cité (doctoral thesis), 2015

Dutch

Etymology

From Proto-Germanic *wai. Compare Old English (English woe), Old High German (German weh), Old Norse vei.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ʋeː/
  • Rhymes: -eː

Adjective

wee (not comparable)

  1. nauseating

Inflection

Noun

wee f (plural weeën, diminutive weetje n)

  1. contraction during labour or childbirth
  2. (archaic) sorrow, sadness, pain, woe (used in interjections of despair or annoyance)

Derived terms

  • (sorrow): o wee, ach en wee, heimwee

Anagrams

  • Ewe

Kikuyu

Pronoun

wee (second person singular)

  1. Alternative spelling of we (you, thou)

Middle Dutch

Etymology

From Old Dutch *wē, from Proto-Germanic *wai.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /weː/

Interjection

wêe

  1. woe!

Descendants

  • Dutch: wee

Adjective

wêe

  1. unpleasant, painful

Inflection

This adjective needs an inflection-table template.

Descendants

  • Dutch: wee

Noun

wêe f

  1. pain

Inflection

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

Descendants

  • Dutch: wee
  • Limburgish: wieë

Further reading

  • “wee”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek[2], 2000
  • Verwijs, E.; Verdam, J., “wee (I)”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek[3], The Hague: Martinus Nijhoff, 1885–1929, →ISBN, page I

Middle English

Noun

wee

  1. Alternative form of we (woe)

Scots

Pronunciation

  • enPR: , IPA(key): /wiː/

Adjective

wee (comparative weer, superlative weest)

  1. (standard, Ulster) small, little, tiny

Yola

Pronoun

wee

  1. we

Preposition

wee

  1. with

References

Jacob Poole, William Barnes, editor, A glossary, with some pieces of verse, of the old dialect of the English colony in the baronies of Forth and Bargy, County of Wexford, Ireland, J. Russell Smith, 1867, →ISBN


Source: wiktionary.org
  • the married state.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)