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

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

A1L1A1P3

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4 letters words from 'alap'

ALAP 6PAAL 6

3 letters words from 'alap'

AAL 3ALA 3
ALP 5LAP 5
PAL 5 

2 letters words from 'alap'

AA 2AL 2
LA 2PA 4

All 4 letters words made out of alap

alap laap aalp aalp laap alap alpa lapa apla pala lpaa plaa aapl aapl apal paal apal paal lapa alpa lpaa plaa apla pala

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Definitions and meaning of alap

alap

Alternative forms

  • alaap
  • alapa

Etymology

Borrowed from Sanskrit आलापा (ālāpā).

Noun

alap (plural alaps)

  1. (music) The opening, improvised section of a Classical raga performance, before the formal recitation.
    • 1997, Kiran Nagarkar, Cuckold, HarperCollins 2013, p. 176:
      The alaap is the part of our classical music that I like best. It is an inward voyage, an odyssey into the unknown.

Anagrams

  • lapa, pa'al, pala

Hungarian

Etymology

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Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈɒlɒp]
  • Hyphenation: alap
  • Rhymes: -ɒp

Noun

alap (plural alapok)

  1. base, foundation
  2. (figuratively, especially in the forms alapon and alapján) (on a…) basis, (on the) basis (of…), (on the) grounds (of…), (by the) token (of…), (as a) matter (of…), (by) reason (of…), (at a/the/that) rate (that…)

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Further reading

  • alap in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh: A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (’The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962.
  • alap in Ittzés, Nóra (ed.). A magyar nyelv nagyszótára (’A Comprehensive Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 2006–2031 (work in progress)

Source: wiktionary.org
  • (Sanskrit) in Indian music, the introductory section of a raga.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)