How many points in Scrabble is elk worth? elk how many points in Words With Friends? What does elk mean? Get all these answers on this page.
See how to calculate how many points for elk.
Is elk a Scrabble word?
Yes. The word elk is a Scrabble US word. The word elk is worth 7 points in Scrabble:
Is elk a Scrabble UK word?
Yes. The word elk is a Scrabble UK word and has 7 points:
Is elk a Words With Friends word?
Yes. The word elk is a Words With Friends word. The word elk is worth 8 points in Words With Friends (WWF):
|ELK 7||LEK 7|
elk lek ekl kel lke kle
Note: these 'words' (valid or invalid) are all the permutations of the word elk. These words are obtained by scrambling the letters in elk.
From Middle English elk, from Old English eolc, eolh (“elk”), from Proto-Germanic *elhaz, *algiz (“elk”) (compare Low German Elk, German Elch, Norwegian elg, Swedish älg), from Proto-Indo-European *h₁élḱis, *h₁ólḱis (compare Polish łoś, Russian лось (losʹ), Vedic Sanskrit ऋश्य (ṛ́śya, “antelope”), variant of *h₁elh₁én (compare German Elen, Tocharian A yäl, Tocharian B ylem (“gazelle”), Lithuanian élnis (“stag”), Armenian եղնիկ (ełnik, “doe, hind”)), from *h₁el- (“deer”).
elk (plural elk or elks)
Elk originally referred to the moose. The wapiti was named elk by European explorers in North America, who thought it resembled the moose.
The word elk is now commonly used in the same way as the word caribou is used for the subspecies of the reindeer. The only difference here is that it refers only to a single subspecies, while caribou refers to several subspecies of the reindeer.
elk (plural elks)
From Dutch elk.
From Middle Dutch elc. Compare English each, West Frisian elk, from Proto-Germanic *aiwô (“ever, always”) + *ga- + Proto-Germanic *hwilīkaz.
Compare Dutch elk, English each.