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Is alp a Scrabble word?

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

A1L1P3

Is alp a Scrabble UK word?

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

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Yes. The word alp is a Words With Friends word. The word alp is worth 7 points in Words With Friends (WWF):

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You can make 6 words from 'alp' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


3 letters words from 'alp'

ALP 5LAP 5
PAL 5 

2 letters words from 'alp'

AL 2LA 2
PA 4 

All 3 letters words made out of alp

alp lap apl pal lpa pla

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

Definitions and meaning of alp

alp

Etymology

Back-formation from alps pl, from Latin alpes (high mountains, especially those of Switzerland), of Celtic or Germanic origin (compare Old Saxon elbon (Alps), Old High German Alpūn (Alps); Old High German alba (alp, mountain)), probably from Proto-Indo-European *albʰós (white).

Noun

alp (plural alps)

  1. A very high mountain. Specifically, one of the Alps, the highest chain of mountains in Europe.

Derived terms

Translations

Anagrams

  • APL, LPA, PAL, PLA, Pal, Pla, lap, pal

Dutch

Alternative forms

  • Alp (superseded)

Etymology

Back-formation from Alpen.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɑlp/
  • Hyphenation: alp
  • Rhymes: -ɑlp

Noun

alp m (plural alpen, diminutive alpje n)

  1. alp, (very) high mountain

Related terms

  • alm

French

Phrase

alp

  1. (Internet slang, text messaging) à la prochaine

Irish

Etymology 1

Compare English alp.

Noun

alp m (genitive singular ailp, nominative plural alpa)

  1. alp (high mountain)
Declension
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Etymology 2

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Verb

alp (present analytic alpann, future analytic alpfaidh, verbal noun alpadh, past participle alptha)

  1. (transitive) devour, swallow whole
  2. (transitive) grab
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Etymology 3

Noun

alp f (genitive singular ailpe, nominative plural ailpeanna)

  1. Alternative form of ailp (lump, chunk; knob)
Declension

Etymology 4

Noun

alp m (genitive singular ailp, nominative plural alpa)

  1. Alternative form of earc (lizard; reptile)
Declension

Mutation

Further reading

  • "alp" in Foclóir Gaeilge–Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • Gregory Toner, Maire Ní Mhaonaigh, Sharon Arbuthnot, Dagmar Wodtko, Maire-Luise Theuerkauf, editors (2019) , “alp”, in eDIL: Electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language
  • Entries containing “alp” in English-Irish Dictionary, An Gúm, 1959, by Tomás de Bhaldraithe.
  • Entries containing “alp” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.

Middle High German

Alternative forms

  • (elf, spirit): alb

Etymology

From Old High German alp (13th century), from Proto-Germanic *albiz, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *albʰós.

Noun

alp m (plural elbe or elber)

  1. elf
  2. friendly spirit, ghostly being, genius, or fairy
  3. nightmare (later meaning)

Descendants

  • German: Alb

References

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

Scottish Gaelic

Alternative forms

  • ailp

Etymology

Possibly from Old Irish alp (lump, loose mass).

Noun

alp f (genitive singular ailp, plural alpa)

  1. protuberance, eminence
  2. mountain

Mutation

Further reading

  • Gregory Toner, Maire Ní Mhaonaigh, Sharon Arbuthnot, Dagmar Wodtko, Maire-Luise Theuerkauf, editors (2019) , “alp”, in eDIL: Electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language

Swedish

Etymology

From French Alpes (Alps)

Noun

alp c

  1. alp; a mountain in the Alps

Declension

References

  • Oxford English Dictionary, 1884–1928, and First Supplement, 1933.

Turkish

Etymology

From Proto-Turkic *ălp (difficult, hard; warrior, hero, brave; giant, landlord). Cognate with Old Turkic 𐰞𐰯(alp).

Adjective

alp (comparative daha alp, superlative en alp)

  1. brave, hero

References

  • Nişanyan, Sevan (2002–) , “alp”, in Nişanyan Sözlük
  • Sergei Starostin, Vladimir Dybo, Oleg Mudrak (2003), Etymological Dictionary of the Altaic Languages, Leiden: Brill Academic Publishers (Etymology: *ălp)

Source: wiktionary.org
  • a high mountain.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)