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Yes. The word wist is a Scrabble US word. The word wist is worth 7 points in Scrabble:

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Yes. The word wist is a Scrabble UK word and has 7 points:

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4 letters words from 'wist'

WIST 7WITS 7

3 letters words from 'wist'

ITS 3SIT 3
TIS 3WIS 6
WIT 6 

2 letters words from 'wist'

IS 2IT 2
SI 2ST 2
TI 2 

All 4 letters words made out of wist

wist iwst wsit swit iswt siwt wits iwts wtis twis itws tiws wsti swti wtsi twsi stwi tswi istw sitw itsw tisw stiw tsiw

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

Definitions and meaning of wist

wist

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -ɪst

Etymology 1

Past indicative of wit: from Old English witan, from Proto-Germanic *witaną, from Proto-Indo-European *weyd- (see, know). Cognate with Dutch weten, German wissen, Swedish veta, and Latin videō (I see). Compare guide.

Verb

wist

  1. (archaic) simple past tense and past participle of wit
    • a1796, Robert Burns, "Bonie Jean: A Ballad", in Poems and Songs, P.F. Collier & Son (1909–14), Bartleby.com (2001), [1],
      And lang ere witless Jeanie wist, / Her heart was tint, her peace was stown!
    • 1837 Thomas Carlyle, The French Revolution: A History
      Did the maledicent Bodyguard, getting (as was too inevitable) better malediction than he gave, load his musketoon, and threaten to fire; and actually fire? Were wise who wist!

Etymology 2

A misunderstanding, or a joking use of the past indicative of wit: from Old English witan, from Proto-Germanic *witaną, from Proto-Indo-European *weyd- (see, know). Cognate with Dutch weten, German wissen, Swedish veta, and Latin videō (I see). Compare guide.

Verb

wist (third-person singular simple present wists, present participle wisting, simple past and past participle wisted)

  1. (nonstandard, pseudo-archaic) To know, be aware of.
Usage notes
  • This use of wist was never a part of the regular English language; rather, it resulted from the erroneous attempted use of archaisms.

Anagrams

  • WITs, WSIT, wits

Dutch

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -ɪst

Verb

wist

  1. singular past indicative of weten
  2. second- and third-person singular present indicative of wissen
  3. (archaic) plural imperative of wissen

Old English

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /wist/

Etymology 1

From Proto-Germanic *wistiz (essence).

Noun

wist f

  1. being, existence
  2. well-being
Declension
Derived terms
  • andwist
  • midwist
  • samodwist
Descendants
  • Middle English: wiste, wyste

Etymology 2

From Proto-Germanic *wistiz (food).

Noun

wist f

  1. provisions, food
  2. feast, meal
  3. delicacy
  4. abundance, plenty
Declension

Source: wiktionary.org
  • WISS, to wish.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)