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Is alif a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word alif is a Scrabble US word. The word alif is worth 7 points in Scrabble:

A1L1I1F4

Is alif a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word alif is a Scrabble UK word and has 7 points:

A1L1I1F4

Is alif a Words With Friends word?

Yes. The word alif is a Words With Friends word. The word alif is worth 8 points in Words With Friends (WWF):

A1L2I1F4

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Valid words made from Alif

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

4 letters words from 'alif'

ALIF 7FAIL 7
FILA 7 

3 letters words from 'alif'

AIL 3ALF 6
FIL 6 

2 letters words from 'alif'

AI 2AL 2
FA 5IF 5
LA 2LI 2

All 4 letters words made out of alif

alif laif ailf ialf liaf ilaf alfi lafi afli fali lfai flai aifl iafl afil fail ifal fial lifa ilfa lfia flia ifla fila

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

Definitions and meaning of alif

alif

Etymology

From Arabic أَلِف(ʾalif). Doublet of aleph.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /a.lɪf/

Noun

alif (plural alifs)

  1. The first letter of the Arabic alphabet: ا(ʾalif).

Translations

See also

  • aleph

Anagrams

  • -afil, Fail, fail, fila

French

Etymology

From Arabic أَلِف(ʾalif).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /a.lif/

Noun

alif m (plural alif)

  1. alif (Arabic letter)

Anagrams

  • fila

Hausa

Etymology

Borrowed from Arabic أَلْف(ʾalf).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ʔá.lìf/
    • (Standard Kano Hausa) IPA(key): [ʔá.lɪ̀ɸ]

Numeral

alìf f

  1. thousand (principally used in dates)
    Synonym: dubū

Italian

Etymology

From Arabic أَلِف(ʾalif).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /a.lif/, [äl̺if]
  • Hyphenation: a‧lif

Noun

alif f (invariable)

  1. The name of the Arabic-script letter ا

Anagrams

  • -fila, fila

Northern Kurdish

Etymology

From Arabic علف(ʿalaf, forage, provender, feed).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɑːˈlɪf/

Noun

alif m

  1. fodder, forage, feed

References

  • Chyet, Michael L. (2003), “alif”, in Kurdish–English Dictionary, with selected etymologies by Martin Schwartz, New Haven and London: Yale University Press

Source: wiktionary.org
  • an Arabic letter.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)