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

D2A1N1S1

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

D2A1N1S1

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4 letters words from 'dans'

ANDS 5DANS 5
NADS 5SAND 5

3 letters words from 'dans'

ADS 4AND 4
ANS 3DAN 4
DAS 4NAS 3
SAD 4SAN 3

2 letters words from 'dans'

AD 3AN 2
AS 2DA 3
NA 2 

All 4 letters words made out of dans

dans adns dnas ndas ands nads dasn adsn dsan sdan asdn sadn dnsa ndsa dsna sdna nsda snda ansd nasd asnd sand nsad snad

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

Definitions and meaning of dans

dans

Noun

dans

  1. plural of dan

Anagrams

  • ANDs, DNAs, NADS, NDAs, and's, ands, nads, sand

Afrikaans

Etymology

From Dutch dans.

Noun

dans (plural danse)

  1. dance

Verb

dans (present dans, present participle dans, past participle gedans)

  1. to dance

Cornish

Pronunciation

  • (Revived Middle Cornish) IPA(key): [dans]
  • (Revived Late Cornish) IPA(key): [dænz]

Noun

dans m (plural dens)

  1. tooth

References

  • Cornish-English Dictionary from Maga's Online Dictionary
  • 2018, Akademi Kernewek Gerlyver Kernewek (FSS) Cornish Dictionary (SWF) (2018 edition, p.31)

Danish

Alternative forms

  • dands (obsolete)

Etymology

From French danse.

Noun

dans c (singular definite dansen, plural indefinite danse)

  1. a dance

Inflection

Derived terms

  • danser
  • danserinde

Further reading

  • “dans” in Den Danske Ordbog

Dutch

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /dɑns/
  • Hyphenation: dans
  • Rhymes: -ɑns

Etymology 1

From Middle Dutch dans, from Old French danse or a deverbal from dansen.

Noun

dans m (plural dansen, diminutive dansje n)

  1. dance
Derived terms
Descendants
  • Berbice Creole Dutch: dansi
  • Negerhollands: dans

Etymology 2

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Verb

dans

  1. first-person singular present indicative of dansen
  2. imperative of dansen

Faroese

Noun

dans m

  1. accusative/genitive singular of dansur

French

Etymology 1

From Old French denz, from Vulgar Latin deintus, from Latin de intus, meaning "from inside" or "from within".

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /dɑ̃/, (before a vowel) /dɑ̃.z‿/
  • Rhymes: -ɑ̃
  • Homophones: dam, dams, dent, dents

Preposition

dans

  1. (literally, figuratively) in, inside (enclosed in a physical space, a group, a state)
  2. (Should we delete(+) this sense?) in, into (from outside, to inside)
  3. in, within (a longer period of time)
  4. (with respect to time) during
  5. out of, from
  6. (metonymically) in; in the works of
  7. (informal) Used in dans les (about, around).

See also

  • dedans
  • en

Etymology 2

See dan.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /dan/

Noun

dans m

  1. plural of dan

Further reading

  • “dans”, in Trésor de la langue française informatisé [Digitized Treasury of the French Language], 2012.

Haitian Creole

Etymology

French danse (dance).

Noun

dans

  1. dance

Icelandic

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /tans/

Noun

dans m (genitive singular dans, nominative plural dansar)

  1. dance

Declension

Related terms

  • dansa

Latin

Etymology

Present active participle of .

Pronunciation

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /dans/, [d̪ä̃ːs̠]
  • (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /dans/, [d̪äns]

Participle

dāns (genitive dantis); third-declension one-termination participle

  1. giving
  2. offering, rendering
  3. yielding, conceding

Declension

Third-declension participle.

1When used purely as an adjective.


Norman

Etymology

From Vulgar Latin de intus, deintus (from inside, from within). Cognate with French dans.

Preposition

dans

  1. (Guernsey, Jersey) in

Norwegian Bokmål

Etymology 1

From Old French dance; and Old Norse dans

Noun

dans m (definite singular dansen, indefinite plural danser, definite plural dansene)

  1. a dance
  2. dancing
Derived terms
  • dansegulv, dansegolv
  • folkedans
  • magedans
Related terms
  • danse
  • danser
  • danserinne

Etymology 2

Verb

dans

  1. imperative of danse

References

  • “dans” in The Bokmål Dictionary.

Norwegian Nynorsk

Etymology

From Old French dance; and Old Norse dans

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /dɑns/

Noun

dans m (definite singular dansen, indefinite plural dansar, definite plural dansane)

  1. a dance

Derived terms

  • dansegolv
  • folkedans

Related terms

  • dansar

Verb

dans

  1. imperative of dansa

Further reading

  • “dans” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.

Romanian

Etymology

From French danse, Italian danza, German Tanz.

Noun

dans n (plural dansuri)

  1. dance

Declension

Alternative forms

  • danț

Related terms

  • dansa

Swedish

Pronunciation

Noun

dans c

  1. dance

Declension

Related terms

  • dansa
  • dansare

Anagrams

  • ands, sand

Turkish

Etymology

From French danse.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /dɑns/

Noun

dans (definite accusative dansı, plural danslar)

  1. dance (movements to music)

Declension


Source: wiktionary.org
  • DAN, a level of efficiency in Japanese combative sports.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)