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Is week a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word week is a Scrabble US word. The word week is worth 11 points in Scrabble:

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Is week a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word week is a Scrabble UK word and has 11 points:

W4E1E1K5

Is week a Words With Friends word?

Yes. The word week is a Words With Friends word. The word week is worth 11 points in Words With Friends (WWF):

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Valid words made from Week

You can make 11 words from 'week' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.

4 letters words from 'week'

WEEK 11 

3 letters words from 'week'

EEK 7EEW 6
EKE 7EWE 6
EWK 10WEE 6

2 letters words from 'week'

EE 2EW 5
WE 5 

All 4 letters words made out of week

week ewek week ewek eewk eewk weke ewke wkee kwee ekwe kewe weke ewke wkee kwee ekwe kewe eekw eekw ekew keew ekew keew

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

Definitions and meaning of week

week

Alternative forms

  • weeke (obsolete)

Etymology

From Middle English weke, from Old English wice, wucu (week), from Proto-West Germanic *wikā, from Proto-Germanic *wikǭ (turn, succession, change, week), from Proto-Indo-European *weyg-, *weyk- (to bend, wind, turn, yield). Related to Proto-Germanic *wīkaną (to bend, yield, cease).

Cognate with Saterland Frisian Wiek, West Frisian wike, Dutch week, German Woche, Danish uge, Norwegian Nynorsk veke, Swedish vecka, Icelandic vika, Gothic 𐍅𐌹𐌺𐍉 (wikō, turn for temple service), Latin vicis. Related also to Old English wīcan (to yield, give way), English weak and wick.

Pronunciation

  • (General American) IPA(key): /wik/
  • enPR: wēk, IPA(key): /wiːk/
  • Rhymes: -iːk
  • Homophone: weak

Noun

week (plural weeks)

  1. Any period of seven consecutive days.
  2. A period of seven days beginning with Sunday or Monday.
  3. A period of five days beginning with Monday.
  4. A subdivision of the month into longer periods of work days punctuated by shorter weekend periods of days for markets, rest, or religious observation such as a sabbath.
  5. Seven days after (sometimes before) a specified date.

Synonyms

  • hebdomad, sennight

Hypernyms

  • time, day, month, year

Derived terms

Translations

See also

  • (days of the week) day of the week; Sunday,‎ Monday,‎ Tuesday,‎ Wednesday,‎ Thursday,‎ Friday,‎ Saturday (Category: en:Days of the week) [edit]
  • Sabbath
  • calendar

Further reading

  • ISO 8601 on Wikipedia.Wikipedia

Afrikaans

Etymology

From Dutch week, from Middle Dutch weke, from Old Dutch *wika, from Proto-Germanic *wikǭ, from Proto-Indo-European *weyg- (to bend, wind, turn, yield). Compare English week, West Frisian wike, German Woche.

Noun

week (plural weke)

  1. week

Dutch

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ʋeːk/
  • Hyphenation: week
  • Rhymes: -eːk

Etymology 1

From Middle Dutch wēke, from Old Dutch *wika, from Proto-Germanic *wikǭ, from Proto-Indo-European *weyg- (to bend, wind, turn, yield).

Noun

week f (plural weken, diminutive weekje n)

  1. week, period of seven days.
Derived terms
  • feestweek
  • van de week
  • vakantieweek
  • weekblad
  • weekdag
  • weekloon
  • wekelijks
  • werkweek
Descendants
  • Afrikaans: week
  • Berbice Creole Dutch: weki
  • Jersey Dutch: wêk
  • Negerhollands: week

Etymology 2

From Middle Dutch wêec, from Old Dutch *wēk, from Proto-Germanic *waikwaz.

Adjective

week (comparative weker, superlative weekst)

  1. soft, tender, fragile
  2. weak, gentle, weakhearted.
Inflection
Antonyms
  • hard
Derived terms
  • weekdier
  • weekhartig
  • weekheid
  • weke delen (in Dutch plurale tantum): soft tissues
  • weken (verb)
Descendants
  • Jersey Dutch: wîk

Etymology 3

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Verb

week

  1. first-person singular present indicative of weken
  2. imperative of weken

Verb

week

  1. singular past indicative of wijken

Anagrams

  • kwee
  • weke

Middle English

Noun

week

  1. Alternative form of weke (week)

Source: wiktionary.org
  • resembling weeds.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)