Agon in Scrabble Dictionary

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Is agon a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word agon is a Scrabble US word. The word agon is worth 5 points in Scrabble:

A1G2O1N1

Is agon a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word agon is a Scrabble UK word and has 5 points:

A1G2O1N1

Is agon a Words With Friends word?

Yes. The word agon is a Words With Friends word. The word agon is worth 7 points in Words With Friends (WWF):

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Valid words made from Agon

You can make 13 words from 'agon' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


4 letters words from 'agon'

AGON 5 

3 letters words from 'agon'

AGO 4GAN 4
GOA 4GON 4
NAG 4NOG 4

2 letters words from 'agon'

AG 3AN 2
GO 3NA 2
NO 2ON 2

All 4 letters words made out of agon

agon gaon aogn oagn goan ogan agno gano ango nago gnao ngao aong oang anog naog onag noag gona ogna gnoa ngoa onga noga

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

Definitions and meaning of agon

agon

Etymology

From Latin agōn, from Ancient Greek ἀγών (agṓn, contest).

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈæ.ɡəʊn/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈæ.ɡoʊn/

Noun

agon (countable and uncountable, plural agons or agones)

  1. A struggle or contest; conflict; especially between the protagonist and antagonist in a literary work.
  2. An intellectual conflict or apparent competition of ideas.
    • (Can we date this quote by Harold Bloom and provide title, author's full name, and other details?)
      Freud's originality stemmed from his aggression and ambition in his agon with biology.
  3. A contest in ancient Greece, as in athletics or music, in which prizes were awarded.
  4. (uncountable) A two-player board game played on a hexagonally-tiled board, popular in Victorian times.
    Synonym: queen's guard

Related terms

  • agony
  • agonism
  • antagonism
  • antagonist
  • protagonism
  • protagonist

Translations

Anagrams

  • Gano, Gaon, Goan, Nago, Noga, gaon, goan

Esperanto

Noun

agon

  1. accusative singular of ago

Latin

Etymology

From Ancient Greek ἀγών (agṓn, contest).

Pronunciation

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈa.ɡoːn/
  • (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /ˈa.ɡon/, [ˈaː.ɡɔn]

Noun

agōn m (genitive agōnis); third declension

  1. a contest

Declension

Third-declension noun.

References

  • agon in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • agon in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • agon in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • agon in William Smith, editor (1848) A Dictionary of Greek Biography and Mythology, London: John Murray
  • Lewis & Short, A Latin Dictionary

Portuguese

Noun

agon m (plural agons or agones)

  1. agon (a struggle between the protagonist and antagonist)

Vietnamese

Etymology

From French argon, from English argon, from New Latin argon, from Ancient Greek ἀργόν (argón).

Pronunciation

  • (Hà Nội) IPA(key): [ʔaː˧˧ ɣəwŋ͡m˧˧], [ʔaːk̚˧˦ ɣəwŋ͡m˧˧], [ʔaːk̚˧˨ʔ ɣəwŋ͡m˧˧]
  • (Huế) IPA(key): [ʔaː˧˧ ɣəwŋ͡m˧˧], [ʔaːk̚˦˧˥ ɣəwŋ͡m˧˧], [ʔaːk̚˨˩ʔ ɣəwŋ͡m˧˧]
  • (Hồ Chí Minh City) IPA(key): [ʔaː˧˧ ɣəwŋ͡m˧˧], [ʔaːk̚˦˥ ɣəwŋ͡m˧˧], [ʔaːk̚˨˩˨ ɣəwŋ͡m˧˧]
  • Phonetic: a gông, ác gông, ạc gông

Noun

agon

  1. argon

Source: wiktionary.org
  • the dramatic conflict between the chief characters in a literary work.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)