The word ail is a valid scrabble word

3 short excerpts of WikWik.org (WikWik is an online database of words defined in the English, French, Spanish, Italian, and other Wiktionnaries.)

  • ail  v. (transitive) To cause to suffer; to trouble, afflict. (Now chiefly in interrogative or indefinite constructions.).
  • ail  v. (intransitive) To be ill; to suffer; to be troubled.
  • ail  n. (obsolete) An ailment; trouble; illness.

21 valid words from 3 definitions

AFFLICT AILMENT AN BE CAUSE CHIEFLY CONSTRUCTIONS ILL ILLNESS IN INDEFINITE INTERROGATIVE INTRANSITIVE NOW OBSOLETE OR SUFFER TO TRANSITIVE TROUBLE TROUBLED

One word in word (Word found as is inside the word.)

AI

One word-in-word RTL (Word found written from right to left, inside the word.)

LI

15 cousins (New words found by changing only one letter.)

AAL AIA AID AIM AIN AIR AIS AIT ALL AWL FIL MIL NIL OIL TIL

2 lipograms (New words found when removing only one letter.)

AI AL

3 epenthesis (New words found when adding only one letter.)

ANIL ARIL AXIL

34 suffixes (New words found by adding one or more letters at the end of the word.)

AILS AILED AILING AILANTO AILERON AILETTE AILMENT AILANTOS AILERONS AILETTES AILMENTS AILANTHIC AILANTHUS AILANTHUSES AILUROPHILE AILUROPHOBE AILOUROPHILE AILOUROPHOBE AILUROPHILES AILUROPHILIA AILUROPHILIC AILUROPHOBES AILUROPHOBIA AILUROPHOBIC AILOUROPHILES AILOUROPHILIA AILOUROPHILIC AILOUROPHOBES AILOUROPHOBIA AILOUROPHOBIC AILUROPHILIAS AILUROPHOBIAS AILOUROPHILIAS AILOUROPHOBIAS

858 times in the middle (New words found by adding letters in front and at the end of the word.)

BAILS DAILY FAILS GAILY HAILS HAILY JAILS KAILS MAILE MAILL MAILS NAILS PAILS RAILE RAILS SAILS TAILS VAILS WAILS AVAILE AVAILS BAILED BAILEE BAILER BAILEY BAILIE BAILLI BAILOR BRAILS CAILLE DRAILS EMAILS FAILED FAILLE FLAILS FRAILS GRAILE GRAILS HAILED HAILER JAILED JAILER JAILOR MAILED MAILER MAILES MAILLS NAILED NAILER QUAILS + 808 words

169 prefixes (New words found by adding one or more letters in front of the word.)

BAIL FAIL HAIL JAIL KAIL MAIL NAIL PAIL RAIL SAIL TAIL VAIL WAIL AVAIL BRAIL DRAIL EMAIL FLAIL FRAIL GRAIL QUAIL SCAIL SKAIL SNAIL SPAIL SWAIL TRAIL AGNAIL ASSAIL AUMAIL BEWAIL CAMAIL DERAIL DETAIL EMBAIL ENTAIL JEZAIL LIMAIL MESAIL MEZAIL OXTAIL REMAIL RENAIL RERAIL RESAIL RETAIL SERAIL SQUAIL TENAIL UNNAIL + 119 words

51 anagrams plus one (New words formed with all the letters from the word plus a letter.)

+B BAIL
+C LAIC
+D DALI DIAL LAID
+E ILEA
+F ALIF FAIL FILA
+G GILA GLIA
+H HAIL HILA
+I ILIA
+J JAIL
+K ILKA KAIL KALI LAIK
+M LIMA MAIL MALI
+N ANIL LAIN NAIL
+P LIPA PAIL PIAL PILA
+R ARIL LAIR LARI LIAR LIRA RAIL RIAL
+S AILS LIAS SAIL SIAL
+T ALIT LATI TAIL TALI
+V VAIL VALI VIAL
+W WAIL WALI
+X AXIL
+Z ZILA

4 anagrams minus one (New words formed with all the letters from the word minus a letter.)

-A LI
-I AL LA
-L AI

Scrabble scoring

  • 3 points.

Probability in scrabble (Probability to draw 7 letters at the beginning of the game to build the word.)

  • Joker allowed, 1 in 7.09 chance (14.11%).
  • Joker not allowed, 1 in 14.3 chance (7.01%).

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  • No anagrams (Word found by changing the order of the letters.)

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