Alan in Scrabble Dictionary

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Is alan a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word alan is a Scrabble US word. The word alan is worth 4 points in Scrabble:

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Is alan a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word alan is a Scrabble UK word and has 4 points:

A1L1A1N1

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You can make 12 words from 'alan' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


4 letters words from 'alan'

ALAN 4ANAL 4
LANA 4NALA 4

3 letters words from 'alan'

AAL 3ALA 3
ANA 3 

2 letters words from 'alan'

AA 2AL 2
AN 2LA 2
NA 2 

All 4 letters words made out of alan

alan laan aaln aaln laan alan alna lana anla nala lnaa nlaa aanl aanl anal naal anal naal lana alna lnaa nlaa anla nala

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

Definitions and meaning of alan

alan

Noun

alan (plural alans)

  1. Alternative form of alaunt

Anagrams

  • Anal, Lana, Nala, anal, anal., lana, nala

Azerbaijani

Adjective

alan

  1. positive degree subject non-past participle of almaq

Czech

Noun

alan m

  1. alane, aluminium hydride (AlH3)

Further reading

  • Chemické názvosloví anorganických sloučenin by Musilová and Peňázová, 2000, ped.muni.cz
  • Chemické názvosloví apparently by Zdeněk Mička, natur.cuni.cz

Finnish

Noun

alan

  1. Genitive singular form of ala.

Verb

alan

  1. First-person singular indicative present form of alkaa.

Anagrams

  • lana

Gothic

Romanization

alan

  1. Romanization of 𐌰𐌻𐌰𐌽

Hiligaynon

Adjective

álan

  1. rancid

Old English

Etymology

From Proto-Germanic *alaną (to nourish, grow), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂el- (to grow).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈɑ.lɑn/

Verb

alan

  1. to nourish
  2. to grow, produce
  3. to appear

Conjugation


Turkish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɑ.ɫɑn/

Etymology 1

From Proto-Turkic *ala-n, *ala-ŋ (level ground, plain). Cognate with Old Turkic [script needed] (alaŋ).

Noun

alan (definite accusative alanı, plural alanlar)

  1. area, square as for place.
    Tarlanın alanı 150.000 hektarla en büyüktü.
    The area of the field was with 150.000 hectares the largest.
Declension
Descendants
  • Greek: αλάνα f (alána)
  • Greek: αλάνης m (alánis)
  • Greek: αλάνι n (aláni)
  • Greek: αλανιάρης m (alaniáris)

Etymology 2

See almak (to take, to receive).

Adjective

alan (comparative daha alan, superlative en alan)

  1. recipient, susceptive
    Atı alan Üsküdar'ı geçti. (proverb)
    The one who is the recipient of the horse has already passed Üsküdar. (It is too late to do anything; you have missed the train.)

Noun

alan (definite accusative alanı, plural alanlar)

  1. The person who takes something.
    Atı alan Üsküdar'ı geçti. (proverb)
    The person who took the horse has passed Üsküdar. (Too late to do anything about it, as the chance has been missed.)

Anagrams

  • nala

Welsh

Pronunciation

  • (North Wales) IPA(key): /ˈalan/
  • (South Wales) IPA(key): /ˈaːlan/, /ˈalan/

Noun

alan m (plural alannon)

  1. asarabacca (Asarum europaeum)
  2. coltsfoot (Tussilago farfara)

Derived terms

  • alan bach (white butterbur, Petasites albus)
  • alan bychan (coltsfoot, Tussilago farfara)
  • alan gawr (giant butterbur, Petasites japonicus)
  • alan mawr (butterbur (plant), Petasites hybridus)
  • alan mis bach (winter heliotrope, Petasites fragrans)
  • alan mwyaf (giant butterbur, Petasites japonicus)
  • alan pêr (winter heliotrope, Petasites fragrans)
  • gwyfyn yr alan (butterbur (moth), Hydraecia petasitis)

Mutation

Further reading

  • R. J. Thomas, G. A. Bevan, P. J. Donovan, A. Hawke et al., editors (1950-), “alan”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies

Source: wiktionary.org
  • a large hunting dog.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)