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Valid words made from Carn

You can make 10 words from 'carn' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.

4 letters words from 'carn'

CARN 6CRAN 6
NARC 6 

3 letters words from 'carn'

ARC 5CAN 5
CAR 5RAN 3

2 letters words from 'carn'

AN 2AR 2
NA 2 

All 4 letters words made out of carn

carn acrn cran rcan arcn racn canr acnr cnar ncar ancr nacr crna rcna cnra ncra rnca nrca arnc ranc anrc narc rnac nrac

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

Definitions and meaning of carn

carn

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /kɑːn/

Etymology 1

Noun

carn (plural carns)

  1. Archaic form of cairn.
See also
  • Carn Brea

Etymology 2

Adapted from the vernacular pronunciation of c'mon, itself an informal variant of come on. The first uses of the term in its extended sense appear to have been amongst Australian rules football fans in Victoria, with the use later spreading to other states and sports.

Interjection

carn

  1. (Australia, informal) Come on.
    • 2008, Tim Winton, Breath, Picador UK Paperback edition 2008, Ch.3, p.52:
      Slipper hooted. But in a moment another wedging peak was upon us.
      "Carn, kid. No guts, no glory."
      "I don't think so," I said.
      "It's the only way home now."
  2. (Australia, informal) An exclamation of support or approval, usually for a sporting (football) team.
    • 1956 September 10, "Carn the Magpies!", The Argus
    • 2001 March 26, "Rabbitohs win hearts and minds of the disaffected", The Sydney Morning Herald
      Cries of "Carn the Bunnies" rang out, and the talk was of past glories, present disappointments and future hopes.
    • 2004 February 12, "Keeping sport local on our ABC", The Age
      Surely there is someone in ABC Television management who has read Bruce Dawe's evocative poem Life Cycle: "When children are born in Victoria/they are wrapped in the club-colours, laid in beribboned cots/having already begun a lifetime's barracking/Carn, they cry, carn … feebly at first."
    • 2011 October 11, "Carn the Four'n Twenty, says Preston", Herald Sun

Anagrams

  • Cran, NRCA, cRNA, cran, cran-, crna, narc

Catalan

Etymology

From Old Occitan carn, from Latin carō, carnem, from Proto-Italic *karō, from Proto-Indo-European *ker-, *(s)ker-.

Pronunciation

  • (Balearic, Valencian) IPA(key): /ˈkaɾn/
  • (Central) IPA(key): /ˈkarn/

Noun

carn f (uncountable)

  1. meat
  2. flesh

Derived terms

  • cansalada
  • carnisser
  • carnós
  • carnut

Related terms

  • carnal
  • carnaval
  • carnestoltes
  • carnívor

Further reading

  • “carn” in Diccionari de la llengua catalana, segona edició, Institut d’Estudis Catalans.
  • “carn” in Gran Diccionari de la Llengua Catalana, Grup Enciclopèdia Catalana.
  • “carn” in Diccionari normatiu valencià, Acadèmia Valenciana de la Llengua.
  • “carn” in Diccionari català-valencià-balear, Antoni Maria Alcover and Francesc de Borja Moll, 1962.

Irish

Etymology

From Old Irish *karnos, from Proto-Indo-European *ḱerh₂- (horn).

Pronunciation

  • (Munster, Connacht) IPA(key): /kɑːɾˠn̪ˠ/
  • (Ulster) IPA(key): /kaːɾˠn̪ˠ/

Noun

carn m (genitive singular cairn, nominative plural cairn)

  1. heap, pile
  2. cairn

Declension

Derived terms

  • carn consan

Mutation

Further reading

  • “carn” at the Historical Irish Corpus, 1600–1926 of the Royal Irish Academy.
  • Gregory Toner, Maire Ní Mhaonaigh, Sharon Arbuthnot, Dagmar Wodtko, Maire-Luise Theuerkauf, editors (2019), “carn”, in eDIL: Electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language
  • “carn” in Foclóir Gaeḋilge agus Béarla, Irish Texts Society, 1st ed., 1904, by Patrick S. Dinneen, page 119.
  • "carn" in Foclóir Gaeilge–Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.

Occitan

Alternative forms

  • charn (Limousin)

Etymology

From Old Occitan carn, from Latin carō, carnem.

Pronunciation

Noun

carn f (plural carns)

  1. flesh
  2. meat

Old French

Noun

carn f (oblique plural carns, nominative singular carn, nominative plural carns)

  1. (early Anglo-Norman) Alternative form of char (flesh)

Old Occitan

Alternative forms

  • charn

Etymology

From Latin carō, carnem.

Noun

carn f

  1. flesh

Descendants

  • Catalan: carn
  • Occitan: carn

Piedmontese

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /karŋ/

Noun

carn m

  1. flesh
  2. meat

Romansch

Alternative forms

  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Puter, Vallader) charn
  • (Sutsilvan) tgarn
  • (Surmiran) tgern

Etymology

From Latin carō, carnem.

Noun

carn f (plural carns)

  1. (Sursilvan) meat

Welsh

Etymology

From Proto-Celtic *karnos, from Proto-Indo-European *ḱerh₂- (horn).

Noun

carn f (plural carnau)

  1. cairn, barrow

Derived terms

  • carnedd (cairn)

Noun

carn m (plural carnau)

  1. hoof
  2. handle, haft

Derived terms

  • carnol (hoofed)

Mutation


Source: wiktionary.org
  • a mound of stones set up as a memorial.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)