3 Letter Words

3 Letter Words

When a child completes preschool, they need to be able to read and recognize a few words. Does your youngster know what words are? Otherwise, as soon as children are able to recognize, read, and write the alphabet, concentrate on teaching them 3-letter words.

Teach a youngster about the sounds of the letters once they can read and write the alphabet. This strengthens the link between the word and the letters. It also makes learning the words easier for children and aids in word breakdown.

What are Three Letter Words?

Three-letter words are used in English that consist of only 3 letters. There are hundreds of three-letter words. There are hundreds of combinations of three-letter words that are used in parts of speech. They are used to complete the sentences. Children can learn the 3 letter words to play the Scrabble game.

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Lists of 3-letter words

There is a list of three-letter words that are commonly used in English:

Ire Ilk Oar
Oak Oat Oil
Ore Owl Urn
Web Cab Dab
Jab Lab Tab
Dad Fad Lad
Mad Bag Gag
Hag Lag Mag
Rag Tag Pal
Cam Dam Fam
Ham Jam Ram
Ban Can Fan
Man Pan Tan
Bap Cap Lap
Pap Rap Sap
Tap Yap Bar
Car Jar Tar
War Bat Cat
Hat Mat Pat
Tat Rat Vat
Caw Jaw Law
Maw Paw Bay
Cay Day Hay
Ray Pay Way
Max Sax Tax
Pea Sea Tea
Bed Med Leg
Peg Bee Lee
Tee Gem Bet
Jet Net Pet
Set Den Hen
Men Pen Ten
Yen Dew Mew
Pew Bib Fib
Jib Rib Sib
Bid Kid Lid
Vid Tie Lie
Pie Fig Jig
Pig Rig Wig
Dim Bin Din
Fin Gin Pin
Sin Tin Win
Yin Dip Lip
Pip Sip Tip
Git Hit Kit
Pit Wit Bod
Cod God Mod
Pod Rod Doe
Foe Hoe Roe
Toe Bog Cog
Dog Fog Hog
Jog Log Poi
Con Son Ton
Zoo Cop Hop
Mop Pop Top
Bot Cot Dot
Lot Pot Tot
Bow Cow Sow
Row Box Lox
Pox Boy Soy
Toy Cub Nub
Pub Sub Tub
Bug Hug Jug
Mug Rug Tug
Bum Gum Hum
Rum Tum Bun
Gun Pun Run
Sun Cup Pup
Cut Gut Hut
Nut Rut Egg
Ego Elf Elm
Emu End Era
Eve Eye Ink
Inn Ion Ivy
Lye Dye Rye
Pus Gym

Use of 3 Letter Words With These Letters

3 Letter Words Starting with A

Here are some examples that start from A:

and art ant
ask air ago
aid arc ash
ape aim all
any amp ace
axe awe apt
add act awl
abs ado age
aye ale ass
arm ace ado

3 Letter Words Ending in A

Here are some examples that end from A:

via spa tea
pea eta boa
era ska bra
qua wma gua
kwa cha yea
cha lea yea
zea rya qua
ria moa nya
pea ora rna
ria sha spa

3 Letter Words with A in the Middle

Here are three-letter words with "A" in the middle

bar bat cab
can cap car
cat fan lag
mad nag pan
par pat rag
ram ran rat
sac sap sat

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3 Letter Words with B

3 Letter Words Starting with B

Here are some examples that start from B:

ban bed beg
bet bid big
bin bit boa
bob bog bow
box boy bud
bug bum bun
bus but buy
bye baa bad
bag bal bam
bar bas bat
bay bee bel

3 Letter Words Ending in B

Here are some examples that end from B:

cab dab fab
gab jab lab
nab rib sob
tab web bib
bob mob job
orb rub sub
tub dub hub
pub cub ebb
fib rib bib
lob fob hob
tub yob zeb

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3 Letter Words with C

3 Letter Words Starting with C

Here are some examples that start from C:

can cap cat
cab cod cop
cot cow cry
cup cub car
cog cob con
cot cay cab
caw coz cee
cad cut cis
cub cwm cum
cur cue cob
col coo cor
coz cry chi

3 Letter Words Ending in C

Here are some examples that end from C:

arc sac pic
tic mac sec
hic doc sic
orc oca pac
doc roc sic
mic arc rec
pac orc tic
sic sac pic
roc sac arc
hic sec oca
doc mic oca
tic pac arc

Three Letter Words with C in the Middle

Here are three-letter words with "C" in the middle:

ace sec tic
doc pic sic

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3 Letter Words with D

Three Letter Words Starting with D

Here are some examples which start from D:

day dog dig
dim den dot
dry dad due
dew dub don
dam din dye
die dap doc
dug dex dew
dub duo dip
dom dat dak
dal daw dex
dap doc dot

3 Letter Words Ending in D

Here are some examples that end from D:

and end nod
bud mod sad
cod led rid
add bed did
mud red pad
bid fed god
mad lid rid
sod wed wad
rod hod pod
tcd tod vid

Three Letter Words with D in the Middle

Here are three-letter words with "D" in the middle

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3 Letter Words with E

3 Letter Words Starting with E

Here are some examples which start from E:

eat end ear
egg era elk
eve elm ebb
err ego eel
elf eon emu
eel ewe eye
eft ems ewe
elk eta ebb
els efs eat
eft ewe eon
emu eve eke

3 Letter Words Ending in E

Here are some examples that end from E:

ace age ale
are ate awe
axe bye cue
doe due eve
eye fie foe
hie hoe ice
ire joe kue
lie ode one
ore pie rue
see she toe
vie woe yea

Three Letter Words with E in the Middle

Here are three-letter words with "E" in the middle:

bee eke lee
see tee wee
bed fed red
led wed med
den hen pen

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3 Letter Words with F

3 Letter Words Starting with F

Here are some examples which start from F:

far fan fat
fun fin fix
fly fit fed
fox fig fur
fee fad fry
fob fog fir
fib fax flu
foe fee feu
fay fop fum
fed fey fez
faq foa foo
fou fox fee

3 Letter Words Ending in F

Here are some examples that end from F:

off tif rif
elf oaf puf
suf lof dif
bef wof ref
eof dof fif
wof gaf kif
mof dof tof
yif hif gaf
zif jif bof
vif qif rof
pif nif mif

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3 Letter Words with G

3 Letter Words Starting with G

Here are some examples that start from G:

get got gun
gap gum gas
god gem gig
guy gut gym
gey gnu gab
gul ged gyp
gid goa gee
gab gay goo
gie gat ghi
gow grr gnu
ghi gie gyp

3 Letter Words Ending in G

Here are some examples that end from G:

big dog fig
jog log pig
rag tag wig
dug egg fog
hug leg mug
nag pig rug
sag tug bug
cig fag jug
keg lug zag
bog cog dig
hog jug mug

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3 Letter Words with H

3 Letter Words Starting with H

Here are some examples which start from H:

hat had hop
hay hid hot
hug him hit
her hen how
hog hum his
hob hut hex
hip hew hub
hop hag hod
ham hic hug
hie hoe hue
hum hep hop

3 Letter Words Ending in H

Here are some examples that end from H:

ash bah pah
ich nth nth
nth ooh poh
eah nth pah
ugh nth aah
nth ooh yah
ooh nth yah
eah nth pah
nth ooh poh
eah nth pah
ugh nth aah
nth ooh yah

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3 Letter Words with I

3 Letter Words Starting with I

Here are some examples that start from I:

ice ink its
inn ill ion
ire imp ivy
its ibn ilk
ibo ids ike
ick ifs iso
ivy irk ilk
ice ink ifs
inn ill imp
ion ids ibo
ire its ike

3 Letter Words Ending in I

Here are some examples that end from I:

ski ani chi
lei rai lei
sei poi ami
hui zin phi
koi yoi cai
dai chi fui
hui moi pai
rai sai ani
tui rai rai
rai ani poi
koi aji cai
zin ami hui

Three Letter Words with I in the Middle

Here are three-letter words with "I" in the middle:

bit bin bis
his hit kit
lib lip lit
mid mix pig
pin pit rib
rid rig rip
sit six tin

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3 Letter Words with J

3 Letter Words Starting with J

Here are some examples which start from J:

jab jar jaw
job jot jog
jay jig jam
jug jun jet
joy jib jus
jab jog jam
jug jay job
jig jot jaw
jug jun jab
jot jam jig
job jaw joy

Three Letter Words Ending in J

Here are some examples that end from J:

Haj Raj Taj

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3 Letter Words with K

3 Letter Words Starting with K

Here are some examples which start from K:

kit kin key
keg kip kea
ken koi kab
kye koa kex
kaz kor kue
kop kid kue
kye koi kif
keg ken kit
key kae kab
kip kea keg
ken koa kex

Three Letter Words Ending in K

Here are some examples that end from K:

Elk Ink Oak
Ark Ask Ouk
Wok Yak Ark

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3 Letter Words with L

3 Letter Words Starting with L

Here are some examples which start from L:

let log lid
low lip lit
lay led lot
lab leg lob
lug lux lei
lax lea lin
lac lye lam
lei lib lad
loo lap law
lie ley lad
lye lug lac

3 Letter Words Ending in L

Here are some examples that end from L:

All Gel Oil
Nil Pal Eel
Ail Lul Sol
Owl Zol Tel
Hal Mel Gal
Tel Lul Til
Sal Yul Dal
Elul Bel Kel
Hal Dol Dal

Three Letter Words with L in the Middle

Here are three-letter words with "L" in the middle:

all ell ill
old ale elk
elm els

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3 Letter Words with M

3 Letter Words Starting with M

Here are some examples which start from M:

mat man mad
mug mix may
mob mop map
met mud max
mow mac mar
mum men moo
mat mew mid
maw moo mud
mho met mog
mew mib mae
mac mol mar

3 Letter Words Ending in M

Here are some examples that end with M:

Arm Elm Gem
Ham Sum Gum
Him Mum Rim
Ram Sam Tom
Bam Dam Dim
Jam Kim Lym
Pam Pim Som
Cam Rom Sym
Vim Yam Wam

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3 Letter Words with N

Three Letter Words Starting with N

Here are some examples which start from N:

net nod nun
nap nut nag
new nip nil
not nab now
nor nag nap
nut nun nix
nod nag nil
nan nap nun
nap nag nit
net nun nip
nag nap nil

3 Letter Words Ending in N

Here are some examples that end from N:

Ban Can Den
Fan Gin Inn
Ken Man Nun
Pan Pen Sin
Sun Tan Van
Win Yin Bun
Run Son Fun
Gun One Fin
Hun Don Ton

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3 Letter Words with O

3 Letter Words Starting with O

Here are some examples that start from O:

off one out
old ore own
owl oak owe
orb odd opt
oar ova ooh
oat oil orc
owe orb own
ore owl oaf
ode our orb
own oar ooh

3 Letter Words Ending in O

Here are some examples that end from O:

Ago Ego Pro
Boo Duo Eco
Flo Geo Moo
Woo Zoo Leo
Joe Nao Pho
Rho Tko Two
Eco Loo Oro
Ido Ito Kho
Leo Obo Oho

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3 Letter Words with P

3 Letter Words Starting with P

Here are some examples which start from P:

Pat Pen Pie
Pig Pit Pod
Pop Pot Pro
Pry Pub Pug
Pup Put Pal
Pan Par Paw
Pay Per Pet
Ply Pod Pow
Pox Pre Pus
Pye Pin Pod

Three Letter Words Ending in P

Here are some examples that end from P:

Cap Dip Hip
Lip Map Nap
Pop Rap Sap
Tap Top Up
Zip Yap Zap
Bop Cop Gap
Hap Hop Imp
Jap Kip Lop
Mop Pap Pup

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3 Letter Words with Q

Three Letter Words Starting with Q

Here are some examples which start from Q:

Qua Que Qui
Quo Qat Qis
Qat Qis Qis
Qis Qto Qab
Qaf Qis Qis
Qto Qat Qis
Que Qaf Qis
Qis Quo Qto
Qua Qto Qaf
Qis Qat Qis

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3 Letter Words with R

3 Letter Words Starting with R

Here are some examples which start from R:

Rat Run Rid
Ray Rap Rib
Rob Rag Rev
Ram Rot Roe
Rig Rug Rip
Row Raw Rim
Rex Rap Ref
Roe Rug Rum
Rub Ron Rye
Rap Rye Rim

Three Letter Words Ending in R

Here are some examples that end from R:

Air Bar Car
Far Fir Her
Sir For Got
Jar Our Per
Sir War Sir
Mar Tar Fur
Nor Par Tor
Her Tar Cur
For Var Bar

Three Letter Words with R in the Middle

Here are three-letter words with "R" in the middle:

ark arm art

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3 Letter Words with S

3 Letter Words Starting with S

Here are some examples that start from S:

Sad See Sun
Sit Sat Six
Say Sky Set
Sea Sue Sin
Sir Sap Sam
Sob Sow Sag
Son She Sum
Spy Sad Ski
Sip Sac Sis
Sob Sly Sac

Three Letter Words Ending in S

Here are some examples that end from S:

Bus Yes Yes
Was Has His
Dos Ems Abs
Cos Los Pas
Gas Has Hes
Jas Las Mas
Nos Pus Bis
Dis Dos Ems
Fas Wos Kos

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3 Letter Words with T

Three Letter Words Starting with T

Here are some examples which start from T:

Tan Toy Try
Tea Top Ten
Tag Tip Tom
Toe Tow Tab
Tax Two Tug
Tue Tat Tar
Tao Tee Tin
Tug Toy Tye
Tap Ted Taj
Tux Tau Tav

3 Letter Words Ending in T

Here are some examples that end from T:

Act Art Bat
Bet But Cot
Cut Dot Eat
Fit Got Hat
Hot Jet Kit
Let Lot Mat
Net Out Pit
Pot Rat Rot
Sat Set Sit

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3 Letter Words with U

Three Letter Words Starting with U

Here are some examples which start from U:

Use Up Urn
Use Urn Ute
Use Urn Up
Use Urn Ute
Use Urn Up
Use Urn Ute
Use Urn Up
Use Urn Ute
Use Urn Up
Use Urn Ute

Three Letter Words Ending in U

Here are some examples that end from U:

Emu Khu Lou
Sau Tau Ulu

Three Letter Words with U in the Middle

Here are three-letter words with "U" in the middle:

gum gut mud
mug mum nut
rug sub sum
bud bun but
cur cut fun

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3 Letter Words with V

Three Letter Words Starting with V

Here are some examples which start from V:

Van Via Vet
Veg Vow Vie
Vat Vex Vim
Van Vow Via
Vug Vug Vug
Vug Vug Vug
Vug Vug Vug

Three Letter Words Ending in V

Here are some examples that end from V:

Dev Rev Lev

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3 Letter Words with W

Three Letter Words Starting with W

Here are some examples which start from W:

Win Wig Wax
War Web Wed
Wit Way Woe
Won Wet Woo
Wit Wry Wad
Wan Wok Wow
Was Wry Wiz
Wen Won Wit
Wax Woe War
Wad Wiz Web

Three Letter Words Ending in W

Here are some examples that end in W:

Bow Cow Daw
Few Hew Jaw
Maw Mew Naw
New Owe Paw
Pew Raw Saw
Sew Taw Tew
Vow Yaw Yew
Zaw Mow Now

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3 Letter Words with X

Three Letter Words Starting with X

Here are some examples which start from X:

Xis Xat Xox

Three Letter Words Ending in X

Here are some examples that end from X:

Cox Fax Fix
Mix Pax Sax
Tax Wax Sox

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3 Letter Words with Y

3 Letter Words Starting with Y

Here are some examples which start from Y:

Yew Yip Yin
Yap Yon Yaw
Yea You Yay
Yen Yob Yid
Yum Yaw Yip
Yew Yup Yod
Yeh Yay Yap
Yob Yon Yid
Yum Yew Yes

3 Letter Words Ending in Y

Here are some examples that end from Y:

Bay Day Fay
Hay Jay Key
Lay May Nay
Pay Ray Say
Toy Way Yay
Coy Dry Ivy
Sky Spy Try
Pry Sly Sty

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3 Letter Words with Z

Three Letter Words Starting with Z

Here are some examples which start from Z:

Zap Zoo Zip
Zig Zed Zit

Three Letter Words Ending in Z

Here are some examples that end from Z:

Biz Fez Lez
Wiz Adz Coz
Fez Jiz Wiz
Adz Coz Lez

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Uses of 3-Letter Words In Parts of Speech

3-Letter words are used in parts of speech. Each part of speech has several functions in a sentence. Different parts of speech are Nouns, Pronouns, Verbs, Adverbs, Adjectives,  conjunctions, and interjections.

Part of Speech Three-Letter Words
Noun Cat, Dog, Car, Pen, Sun
Pronoun She, He, You, Him, Her
Verb Run, Sit, Eat, Cry, See
Adverb Not, Too, Now, Out, Low
Adjective Big, Hot, Old, Dry, Sad
Conjunction And, But, For, Nor, Yet
Interjection Wow, Hey, Oh, Ooh, Eh

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Q: How many numbers of three-letter words are in English?

Ans: There are approximately 1000 three-letter words in English. These are a hundred combinations of three-letter words that are used in daily life.

Q: Some common examples of three-letter words?

Ans: There are hundreds of three-letter words some common words are, Fly, Bag, Bat, Fan, Arm, Leg, Lip, Egg, Key, Toy, Map, Pie, Rat etc.

Q: Do all three-letter words have vowels?

Ans: All 3-letter words are not vowels. Some three-letter words in English consist of consonants which are cry, Dry, Sky, etc.

Q:  What are some examples of 3-letter words with a double meaning?

Ans: Bat, Run, Tap, Cut, top, and fit are some examples of 3 letter words which is used in double meaning. The bat is equipment used in sports like baseball or cricket.

Q: What are some examples of three-letter palindrome words?

Ans: Palindrome is the words which are the same as backward as forward. examples of three-letter palindrome words are mom, dad, sis, pop, bob, etc.

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