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Is alb a Scrabble word?

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

A1L1B3

Is alb a Scrabble UK word?

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

A1L1B3

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3 letters words from 'alb'

ALB 5BAL 5
LAB 5 

2 letters words from 'alb'

AB 4AL 2
BA 4LA 2

All 3 letters words made out of alb

alb lab abl bal lba bla

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

Definitions and meaning of alb

alb

Alternative forms

  • albe, aube (both obsolete)

Etymology

From Middle English aube, awbe, albe, abbe, from Late Old English albe (but later reinforced by Old French aube, Medieval Latin alba), borrowed from Latin alba (as in tunica alba (white tunic), vestis alba (white garment)), feminine of albus (white).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ælb/
  • (UK, also) IPA(key): /alb/

Noun

alb (plural albs)

  1. (Christianity, chiefly Anglicanism, Roman Catholicism) A long, white robe worn by priests and other ministers, underneath most of the other vestments.
    • 1978, Jane Gardam, God on the Rocks, Abacus 2014, p. 131:
      ‘The confidence of the very rich,’ thought Father Carter watching Binkie shaking out albs and cottas and calling rather loudly to the organist.

Related terms

  • album
  • albumin
  • albus
  • Albion

Translations

See also

  • epigonation
  • epimanikion
  • epitrachelion
  • maniple
  • omophorion
  • rhason
  • sakkos
  • sticharion
  • zone

Anagrams

  • BAL, BLA, LAB, Lab, Lab., abl., lab

Catalan

Etymology

From Latin albus. Only used in poetic/literary contexts or found in some toponyms.

Adjective

alb (feminine alba, masculine plural albs, feminine plural albes)

  1. (poetic) white

Synonyms

  • blanc

Related terms

  • alba
  • eixalbar

Czech

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈalp]

Noun

alb

  1. genitive plural of album

Middle High German

Alternative forms

  • alp

Etymology

From Old High German alp, from Proto-West Germanic *albi, from Proto-Germanic *albiz, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *albʰós.

Noun

alb m (plural elbe or elber)

  1. elf
  2. friendly spirit, ghostly being, genius, or fairy

Usage notes

  • Used through the 13th century.

Descendants

  • German: Alb, Albdruck, Albtraum.

References

  • Marshall Jones Company (1930). Mythology of All Races Series, Volume 2 Eddic, Great Britain: Marshall Jones Company, 1930, pp. 220.

Romanian

Etymology

From Latin albus, from Proto-Italic *alβos, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂élbʰos, *álbʰos, *albʰós (white). Doublet of album.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /alb/

Adjective

alb m or n (feminine singular albă, masculine plural albi, feminine and neuter plural albe)

  1. white
  2. (figurative) clean, pure, immaculate

Declension

Antonyms

  • negru

Derived terms

  • alba
  • albicios
  • albuș
  • albuț

Related terms

  • albi
  • albeață
  • albastru

Noun

alb m (plural albi)

  1. the color white
  2. white person

See also


Romansch

Alternative forms

  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Sursilvan, Sutsilvan, Surmiran, Puter) alv

Etymology

From Latin albus.

Adjective

alb m (feminine singular alba, masculine plural albs, feminine plural albas)

  1. (Vallader) white

Antonyms

  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Puter, Vallader) nair
  • (Sursilvan, Sutsilvan) ner
  • (Surmiran) neir

Source: wiktionary.org
  • a priest's long, white vestment.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)