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4 letters words from 'wort'

ROWT 7TROW 7
WORT 7 

3 letters words from 'wort'

ORT 3OWT 6
ROT 3ROW 6
TOR 3TOW 6
TWO 6WOT 6

2 letters words from 'wort'

OR 2OW 5
TO 2WO 5

All 4 letters words made out of wort

wort owrt wrot rwot orwt rowt wotr owtr wtor twor otwr towr wrto rwto wtro twro rtwo trwo ortw rotw otrw torw rtow trow

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

Definitions and meaning of wort

wort

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /wɜːt/
  • (General American) IPA(key): /wɝt/
  • Rhymes: -ɜː(ɹ)t

Etymology 1

From Middle English wort, wurt, wyrte (plant), from Old English wyrt (herb, vegetable, plant, crop, root), from Proto-Germanic *wurtiz, from Proto-Indo-European *wréh₂ds. Doublet of root.

Noun

wort (plural worts)

  1. (archaic) A plant; herb; vegetable.
    • he drinks water, and lives on wort leaves, pulse, like a hogg, or scraps like a dog […].
    • 1673, Jeremy Taylor, Heniaytos: A Course of Sermons for All the Sundays of the Year []
      It is an excellent pleasure to be able to take pleasure in worts and water, in bread and onions, for then a man can never want pleasure when it is so ready for him, that nature hath spread it over all its provisions.
  2. Any of various plants or herbs, used in combination to refer to specific plants such as St. John's wort, or on its own as a generic term.
Derived terms
Translations

Further reading

  • List of wort plants on Wikipedia.Wikipedia

Etymology 2

From Middle English wort, worte (brewing wort), from Old English wyrt, wyrte (brewing wort, new beer, spice), from Proto-Germanic *wurtijō (spice), from Proto-Indo-European *wr̥h₂d- (sprout, root).

Cognate with Dutch wort (wort), German Würze (wort, seasoning, spice), Danish urt (beer wort), Swedish vört (beer wort).

Noun

wort (uncountable)

  1. (brewing) Liquid extract from the ground malt and grain soaked in hot water, the mash, as one of the steps in making beer.
Translations

Further reading

  • wort on Wikipedia.Wikipedia

Anagrams

  • ROTW, rowt, trow

Alemannic German

Alternative forms

  • wòrt, wört, wourd, wuart

Etymology

From Middle High German wort. Cognate with German Wort, Dutch woord, English word, Icelandic orð.

Noun

wort n

  1. (Formazza) word

References

  • “wort” in Patuzzi, Umberto, ed., (2013) Ünsarne Börtar [Our Words], Luserna, Italy: Comitato unitario delle linguistiche storiche germaniche in Italia / Einheitskomitee der historischen deutschen Sprachinseln in Italien

Dutch

Etymology

From Middle Dutch worte, from Old Dutch *wurta, from Proto-Germanic *wurtijō.

Pronunciation

Noun

wort n (uncountable)

  1. wort (unfermented beer)

Middle Dutch

Etymology

From Old Dutch wort

Noun

wort n or f

  1. word
  2. diction, what someone says or writes
  3. prescription, order

Inflection

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

Alternative forms

  • wōort

Descendants

  • Dutch: woord
  • Limburgish: waord, waordj

Further reading

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

Middle English

Etymology 1

From Old English wyrt (plant, herb), from Proto-Germanic *wrōts (oblique stem *wurt-), from Proto-Indo-European *wréh₂ds. Doublet of rote (root).

Alternative forms

  • worte, wurte, woort, wrt, wyrte, wert, wuyrte

Pronunciation

  • (mainly Early ME) IPA(key): /ˈwirt/
  • IPA(key): /ˈwurt/

Noun

wort (plural wortes or worten)

  1. A plant (not including trees, shrubs, etc.):
    1. A plant that is wild or not cultivated or harvested.
    2. A plant that harvested or grown; often as a herb or vegetable.
    3. A plant employed for supposed curative or medical properties.
    4. A leaf as part of a salad or other vegetable dish.
Usage notes

This term is often used in compounds.

Related terms
  • bonwort
  • brotherwort
  • medewort
  • moderwort
  • penywort
  • sperwort
  • walwort
Descendants
  • English: wort
References
  • “wǒrt, n.(1).”, in MED Online, Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan, 2007, retrieved 2019-02-22.

Etymology 2

From Old English wyrt, wyrte (wort), from Proto-Germanic *wurtijō.

Alternative forms

  • wurte, worte, woort, wrt, wurt

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈwurt/

Noun

wort (uncountable)

  1. Wort (as in brewing) or an analogous mixture (e.g. used for mead)
Descendants
  • English: wort
  • Scots: wort, wirt
References
  • “wǒrt, n.(2).”, in MED Online, Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan, 2007, retrieved 2019-02-22.

Middle High German

Etymology

From Old High German wort.
The sense verb is a literal translation of Latin verbum.

Noun

wort n

  1. word
  2. (grammar) verb
    • 14th century, Heinrich von Mügeln. Normalised spellings: 1867, Karl Julis Schröer, Die Dichtungen Heinrichs von Mügeln (Mogelîn) nach den Handschriften besprochen, Wien, p. 476:
      Nam, vornam, wort, darnâch
      zûwort, teilfanc, zûfûg ich sach,
      vorsatz, înworf under irem dach
      gemunzet und geformet stân.

Descendants

  • Alemannic German:
    Alsatian: Wort
    Italian Walser: wort, wourd, wuart, wòrt, wört
    Swabian: Wort
  • Bavarian: Wort
    Cimbrian: bóart, bort
    Mòcheno: bourt
    Udinese: boart, bort, bört
  • Central Franconian: Woot, Wort
    Hunsrik: Wort
  • German: Wort
  • Luxembourgish: Wuert
  • Vilamovian: wiüt
  • Yiddish: וואָרט(vort)

Old Dutch

Etymology

From Proto-West Germanic *word

Noun

wort n

  1. word

Inflection

Descendants

  • Middle Dutch: wort
    • Dutch: woord
    • Limburgish: waord, waordj

Further reading

  • “wort”, in Oudnederlands Woordenboek, 2012

Old High German

Etymology

From Proto-West Germanic *word, whence also Old Dutch wort, Old Saxon and Old English word, Old Norse orð, Gothic 𐍅𐌰𐌿𐍂𐌳 (waurd).
The sense verb is a literal translation of Latin verbum.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈwort/

Noun

wort n

  1. word
  2. (grammar) verb

Declension

Descendants

  • Middle High German: wort
    • Alemannic German:
      Alsatian: Wort
      Italian Walser: wort, wourd, wuart, wòrt, wört
      Swabian: Wort
    • Bavarian: Wort
      Cimbrian: bóart, bort
      Mòcheno: bourt
      Udinese: boart, bort, bört
    • Central Franconian: Woot, Wort
      Hunsrik: Wort
    • German: Wort
    • Luxembourgish: Wuert
    • Vilamovian: wiüt
    • Yiddish: וואָרט(vort)

Scots

Alternative forms

  • wirt

Etymology

From Middle English wort

Noun

wort (uncountable)

  1. (Middle Scots) wort

References

  • “wort” in the Dictionary of the Scots Language, Edinburgh: Scottish Language Dictionaries.

Source: wiktionary.org
  • a woollen yarn.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)