The word tmesis 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.)

  • tmesis  n. (prosody) The insertion of one or more words between the components of a compound word.
  • (In German) Tmesis  S. Linguistik: rhetorische Figur der Trennung zusammengehöriger…
  • (In Dutch) tmesis  n. (letterkunde) stijlfiguur waarbij een samengesteld woord…

13 valid words from 3 definitions

BETWEEN COMPONENTS COMPOUND EEN INSERTION MORE OF ONE OR PROSODY THE WORD WORDS

11 invalid words from 3 definitions

DER FIGUR LETTERKUNDE LINGUISTIK RHETORISCHE SAMENGESTELD STIJLFIGUUR TRENNUNG WAARBIJ WOORD ZUSAMMENGEHORIGER

6 words-in-word (Words found as is inside the word.)

ES IS ME MES SI SIS

4 words-in-word RTL (Words found written from right to left, inside the word.)

EM IS SI SIS

3 anagrams (New words found by changing the order of the letters.)

MISSET SMITES STIMES

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

EMESIS THESIS TMESES

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

+A ASTEISM MISEATS MISSEAT SAMIEST SAMITES TAMISES
+B BEMISTS
+D DEMISTS
+E METISSE
+G STIGMES
+H THEISMS
+I MITISES STIMIES
+K KISMETS
+L MISTLES SMILETS
+M SEMMITS TSIMMES
+N MISSENT
+O MITOSES SOMITES
+P MISSTEP
+R MISTERS SMITERS
+S MISSETS
+Y STYMIES

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

-E MISTS SMITS STIMS
-I STEMS
-M SITES STIES
-S EMITS ITEMS METIS MITES SMITE STIME TIMES
-T MISES SEISM SEMIS

Scrabble scoring

  • 8 points.

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

  • Joker allowed, 1 in 3162 chance (0.03%).
  • Joker not allowed, 1 in 21900 chance.

Other languages

  • Valid: German

Categories without words

  • No lipograms (Word found when removing only one letter.)
  • No epentheses (Word found when adding only one letter.)
  • No suffixes (Word found by adding one or more letters at the end of the word.)
  • Not found in the middle (Word found by adding letters in front and at the end of the word.)
  • No prefixes (Word found by adding one or more letters in front of the word.)

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