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Is aber a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word aber is a Scrabble US word. The word aber is worth 6 points in Scrabble:

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Is aber a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word aber is a Scrabble UK word and has 6 points:

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Valid words made from Aber

You can make 21 words from 'aber' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.

4 letters words from 'aber'

ABER 6BARE 6
BEAR 6BRAE 6

3 letters words from 'aber'

ARB 5ARE 3
BAE 5BAR 5
BRA 5EAR 3
ERA 3REB 5

2 letters words from 'aber'

AB 4AE 2
AR 2BA 4
BE 4EA 2
ER 2RE 2

All 4 letters words made out of aber

aber baer aebr eabr bear ebar abre bare arbe rabe brae rbae aerb earb areb raeb erab reab bera ebra brea rbea erba reba

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

Definitions and meaning of aber

aber

Aragonese

Etymology

From Latin habēre, present active infinitive of habeō (hold, have).

Verb

aber

  1. to have

Conjugation


Breton

Etymology

From Proto-Brythonic *aber.

Noun

aber m or f (plural aberioù)

  1. ria, estuary, mouth of a river

Descendants

  • French: aber

Verb

aber

  1. present of aberiñ

Further reading

  • Henry, Victor (1900), “aber”, in Lexique étymologique des termes les plus usuels du breton moderne (Bibliothèque bretonne armoricaine; III) (in French), J. Plihon et L. Hervé

Cebuano

Etymology

Calque of Spanish a ver, short form of the phrase vamos a ver (let's see).

Pronunciation

  • Hyphenation: a‧ber

Interjection

aber

  1. let me see; let's see

Danish

Noun

aber c

  1. indefinite plural of abe

Verb

aber

  1. present of abe

French

Etymology

Borrowed from Breton aber.

Pronunciation

Noun

aber m (plural abers)

  1. (geography) a ria, especially one in Brittany

Further reading

  • “aber” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

German

Etymology

From Middle High German aber, aver, from Old High German aber, abur, aver, avur, afur, from Proto-Germanic *aferą (behind). Compare Luxembourgish awer (but), Saterland Frisian oaber (but), Middle Low German āver, German Low German aver (but).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈaːbɐ/ (standard)
  • IPA(key): /ˈabɐ/ (colloquial; when unstressed by regular shortening, but also used when stressed)

Conjunction

aber (coordinating)

  1. but; however; though

Usage notes

  • Unlike most other conjunctions, aber need not be the first word of a clause: Ich bin dafür, er aber lehnt es ab. — “I’m in favour, but he rejects it.” In such a construction, aber might be considered an adverb, though the usual interpretation is that it is still a conjunction.
  • After a negative, sondern is used to express a contrast, while aber expresses a gradation or nuance. Compare:

Derived terms

  • aber hallo
  • aber, aber

Adverb

aber

  1. (obsolete, except in compounds) again
  2. (qualifier) rather; quite; unusually; used with adjectives to express a surprising degree, whether this surprise be real or for effect
  3. nonetheless, nevertheless

Derived terms

  • abermals
  • abertausend

Further reading

  • “aber” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache
  • Friedrich Kluge (1883), “aber”, in John Francis Davis, transl., Etymological Dictionary of the German Language, published 1891

Indonesian

Etymology

From Javanese aber (ꦲꦧꦼꦂ), from Old Javanese abĕr (to slow).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈabər]
  • Hyphenation: abêr

Adjective

aber

  1. lost or run out of strength and superiority

Further reading

  • “aber” in Kamus Besar Bahasa Indonesia (KBBI) Daring, Jakarta: Badan Pengembangan dan Pembinaan Bahasa, Kementerian Pendidikan dan Kebudayaan Republik Indonesia, 2016.

Kholosi

Etymology

From Persian ابر(abr).

Noun

aber ?

  1. cloud

References

  • Arora, Aryaman (2020), “aber”, in Kholosi Dictionary

Norwegian Bokmål

Etymology

From German Aber (objection), a substantivization of German aber (but, however, though) (as in "no buts and no ifs"), from Middle High German aber, aver, from Old High German aber, abur, aver, avur, afur (however, but), either from Proto-Germanic *afar, *abar, *abur (after, following), from Proto-Indo-European *apo- (away, from), or from Proto-Germanic *aferą (behind), from pre-Germanic *h₂ép-erom, accusative/allative to an adjective *h₂ép-eros.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈɑːbər/
  • Rhymes: -ər
  • Hyphenation: ab‧er

Noun

aber n (definite singular aberet, indefinite plural aber or abere, definite plural abera or aberne)

  1. a problem, an obstacle, a difficulty

Synonyms

  • hake (catch), ulempe (disadvantage), vanskelighet (difficulty), men (damage, injury)

References

  • “aber” in The Bokmål Dictionary.
  • “aber” in Det Norske Akademis ordbok (NAOB).
  • “aber” in Store norske leksikon

Anagrams

  • bare

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈɑːbər/
  • Rhymes: -ɑːbər
  • Hyphenation: ab‧er

Noun

aber n (definite singular aberet, indefinite plural aber or abere, definite plural abera or aberne)

  1. a problem, an obstacle, a difficulty

Synonyms

  • hake (catch), ulempe (disadvantage), vanskelighet (difficulty), men (damage, injury)

References

  • “aber” in The Bokmål Dictionary.
  • “aber” in Det Norske Akademis ordbok (NAOB).
  • “aber” in Store norske leksikon

Anagrams

  • bare

Scots

Alternative forms

  • aaber

Etymology

Borrowed from Old Norse apr (sharp, hard, bad).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /a(ː)bər/

Adjective

aber (comparative mair aber, superlative maist aber)

  1. (Shetland) sharp, keen
  2. (Shetland) clear, distinct
  3. (Shetland) sharp-sighted, observant, watchful
  4. (Shetland) eager
  5. (Shetland) greedy

Verb

aber (third-person singular present abers, present participle aberin, past abert, past participle abert)

  1. (Shetland) to sharpen
  2. (Shetland, often with up) to poke a fire in order to brighten it

Derived terms

  • aaberness
  • aber knot

References

  • “aber” in the Dictionary of the Scots Language, Edinburgh: Scottish Language Dictionaries.
  • “aber” in Eagle, Andy, editor, The Online Scots Dictionary[1], 2016.

Serbo-Croatian

Alternative forms

  • hàber

Etymology

Borrowed from Ottoman Turkish خبر(haber), from Arabic خَبَر(ḵabar).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ǎber/
  • Hyphenation: a‧ber

Noun

àber m (Cyrillic spelling а̀бер)

  1. (regional, Bosnia) news
  2. (regional, Bosnia) message, information
  3. (regional, Bosnia) sensation, feeling

Swedish

Etymology

Borrowed from German aber (but), turned into a noun (as in "no buts and no ifs").

Noun

aber n

  1. a problem, an obstacle, a difficulty

Declension

The plural is the same, but definite forms do not apply.

References

  • aber in Svenska Akademiens ordlista (SAOL)
  • aber in Svenska Akademiens ordbok (SAOB)

Anagrams

  • bare

Tarifit

Etymology

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Noun

aber m (Tifinagh spelling ⴰⴱⴻⵔ, plural abriwen)

  1. (anatomy) eyelash
    Synonym: abriw

Declension


Welsh

Etymology

From Proto-Brythonic *aber, from Proto-Celtic *adberos.

Pronunciation

  • (North Wales) IPA(key): /ˈabɛr/
  • (South Wales) IPA(key): /ˈaːbɛr/, /ˈabɛr/
  • Rhymes: -abɛr

Noun

aber m or f (plural aberoedd or ebyr)

  1. estuary, mouth of a river
  2. confluence, joining of two or more rivers

Mutation


Zipser German

Conjunction

aber

  1. Alternative form of åber

Source: wiktionary.org
  • (Welsh) an estuary.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)