Earl in Scrabble Dictionary

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Is earl a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word earl is a Scrabble US word. The word earl is worth 4 points in Scrabble:

E1A1R1L1

Is earl a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word earl is a Scrabble UK word and has 4 points:

E1A1R1L1

Is earl a Words With Friends word?

Yes. The word earl is a Words With Friends word. The word earl is worth 5 points in Words With Friends (WWF):

E1A1R1L2

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Valid words made from Earl

You can make 22 words from 'earl' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


4 letters words from 'earl'

ARLE 4EARL 4
LAER 4LARE 4
LEAR 4RALE 4
REAL 4 

3 letters words from 'earl'

ALE 3ARE 3
EAR 3ERA 3
LAR 3LEA 3

2 letters words from 'earl'

AE 2AL 2
AR 2EA 2
EL 2ER 2
LA 2RE 2

All 4 letters words made out of earl

earl aerl eral real arel rael ealr aelr elar lear aler laer erla rela elra lera rlea lrea arle rale alre lare rlae lrae

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

Definitions and meaning of earl

earl

Etymology

From Middle English erle, erl, from Old English eorl, from Proto-Germanic *erlaz (compare Old Norse jarl, Old High German and Old Saxon erl), from Proto-Germanic *erōną, *arōną (compare Old Norse jara (fight, battle)), from Proto-Indo-European *h₁er- (compare Latin orior (to rise, get up), Ancient Greek ὄρνυμι (órnumi, to urge, incite), Avestan 𐬆𐬭𐬆𐬥𐬀𐬊𐬌𐬙𐬌(ərənaoiti, to move), Sanskrit ऋणोति (ṛṇóti, to arise, reach, move, attack)). Also displaced unrelated but similar ealdorman (alderman).

Pronunciation

  • enPR: ûrl
  • (UK) IPA(key): /ɜːl/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ɝl/
  • Rhymes: -ɜː(r)l
  • Homophone: URL

Noun

earl (plural earls)

  1. (nobility) A British or Irish nobleman next in rank above a viscount and below a marquess; equivalent to a European count. A female using the style is termed a countess.
  2. (entomology) Any of various nymphalid butterflies of the genus Tanaecia. Other butterflies in this genus are called counts and viscounts.

Derived terms

  • belted earl
  • earldom
  • earless

Translations

Anagrams

  • Arel, Elar, Lare, Lear, Rael, Raël, Real, lare, lear, rale, real

Source: wiktionary.org
  • a rank above viscount, below marquis.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)