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Is alf a Scrabble word?

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

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Is alf a Scrabble UK word?

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

A1L1F4

Is alf a Words With Friends word?

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You can make 4 words from 'alf' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.

3 letters words from 'alf'

ALF 6 

2 letters words from 'alf'

AL 2FA 5
LA 2 

All 3 letters words made out of alf

alf laf afl fal lfa fla

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

Definitions and meaning of alf

alf

Danish

Etymology

From Old Norse alfr, from Proto-Germanic *albiz.

Noun

alf c (singular definite alfen, plural indefinite alfer)

  1. fairy
  2. elf

Declension

Derived terms

  • alfedans c
  • alfedronning c
  • alfelet
  • alfepige c
  • lysalf c
  • svartalf c

References

  • “alf” in Den Danske Ordbog

Dutch

Etymology

From Middle Dutch alf, from Old Dutch *alf, from Proto-Germanic *albiz, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *albʰós. Doublet with Dutch elf (elf), a modern borrowing from English.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɑlf/
  • Hyphenation: alf
  • Rhymes: -ɑlf

Noun

alf m (plural alven, diminutive alfje n, feminine alve)

  1. a type of folkloristic humanoid or spirit; an elf

Synonyms

  • (mythical being): elf

Derived terms

  • alvermannetje

Middle Dutch

Etymology

From Old Dutch *alf, from Proto-Germanic *albiz.

Noun

alf m

  1. elf, evil spirit

Inflection

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

Descendants

  • Dutch: alf

Further reading

  • “alf”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • Verwijs, E.; Verdam, J. (1885–1929), “alf”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, The Hague: Martinus Nijhoff, →ISBN

Old Saxon

Etymology

From Proto-Germanic *albiz.

Noun

alf m

  1. elf

Declension



Swedish

Etymology

From Old Norse alfr, from Proto-Germanic *albiz.

Noun

alf c

  1. elf; Alternative spelling of alv

Usage notes

  • The word alf (alfven, alfver) turned into alv (alven, alver) in the 1906 spelling reform. Somehow, the old form also lives on, but now with different inflected forms.

Declension

Anagrams

  • fal

Vilamovian

Pronunciation

Numeral

ȧlf

  1. eleven

West Frisian

Numeral

alf

  1. Alternative form of alve

Source: wiktionary.org
  • (Australian slang) an uncultivated Australian.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)