What is the meaning of spelled?

What is the meaning of spelled?

1. To name or write in order the letters constituting (a word). 2. To constitute the letters of (a word): These letters spell animal.

What spell means?

A spell is a series of words that has magical powers. Of course, this word can also mean the verb “to spell” which refers to reciting the letters in a word, like the competitive spellers in a spelling bee.

What is another word for spell?

Synonyms & Antonyms of spell

  • bewitch,
  • charm,
  • enchant,
  • ensorcell.
  • (or ensorcel),
  • hex,
  • overlook,
  • strike.

Why is spell called spell?

The word “spell” comes from the Proto-Germanic “spellan”, meaning “to tell”, which in turn gave rise to the Old English “spellian” and then “spell”. The first recorded instance of spell, being used to indicate writing or reciting the individual letters of a word, was in the early 15th century.

Does spell mean story?

Spell referring to magic incantation is of different origin. That word is strictly Germanic (from the noun spel) and refers to talk, storytelling, gossip, and a sermon.

What is spell reading?

Spell/Read is a unique, science based phonological, auditory training program for struggling readers. The focus is on phonological, automaticity and reading fluency while providing explicit comprehension and vocabulary instruction.

What is the spelling of 8?

Names of numbers 1 to 50 in English

1 = One 11 = Eleven 31 = Thirty-one
7 = Seven 17 = Seventeen 37 = Thirty-seven
8 = Eight 18 = Eighteen 38 = Thirty-eight
9 = Nine 19 = Nineteen 39 = Thirty-nine
10 = Ten 20 = Twenty 40 = Forty

Why is eight spelled?

eight (adj., n.) From the Latin word come Italian otto, Spanish ocho, Old French oit, Modern French huit. For spelling, see fight (v.). The Spanish piece of eight (1690s) was so called because it was worth eight reals (see piece (n.)).

Why is receipt spelled that way?

“Receipt” is pretty much just an exceptional case. The word is pronounced without a /p/ sound because it comes from French receite/recete. It is spelled with a P based on its etymology from Latin receptus.

Why is laugh spelled that way?

Especially odd because slaughter is pronounced with no F sound. It’s worth pointing out that ‘laugh’ is commonly pronounced in RP English and many other accents with a long ‘a’ sound, and so the spelling ‘laugh’ is closer to how it is said than ‘laff’ (although ‘lauff’ would be more accurate).

Why do people pronounce the h in wh words?

Why do many white folks pronounce words with “wh” differently, with an H sound in it? Cos that’s the way it was originally pronounced. Words that start with “wh” originally had a “hw” sound to start them off. The H sound is sort of a light, breathy sound, so it’s easy to be dropped.

Is the H pronounced in white?

In my region we don’t say “hwite”…. instead the “h” is completely silent. We say, “wite” and the “w” is exactly the same as the “w” sound in “wife”. However, I have heard quite a few people (maybe they were from the Southeastern US) pronounce the “wh” sound as though it were written “hw”.

How do u pronounce house?


  1. IPA: /ˈhɑu̯s/, [ˈhɑu̯s̠]
  2. Syllabification: hou‧se.