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Is ell a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word ell is a Scrabble US word. The word ell is worth 3 points in Scrabble:

E1L1L1

Is ell a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word ell is a Scrabble UK word and has 3 points:

E1L1L1

Is ell a Words With Friends word?

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

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You can make 3 words from 'ell' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


3 letters words from 'ell'

ELL 3 

2 letters words from 'ell'

EL 2 

All 3 letters words made out of ell

ell lel ell lel lle lle

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

Definitions and meaning of ell

ell

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɛl/
  • Rhymes: -ɛl

Etymology 1

From Middle English elle, elne, from Old English eln (the length of the forearm from the elbow to the tip of the middle finger; a unit of measure), from Proto-Germanic *alinō, from Proto-Indo-European *Heh₃l-én-eh₂, from *Heh₃l- (elbow, forearm). Cognate with Dutch el (ell), German Low German Ell (ell), German Elle (ell), Swedish aln (cubit; ell), Icelandic alin (cubit; ell), Latin ulna (forearm).

Noun

ell (plural ells)

  1. (historical) A measure for cloth. An English ell was 1+14 yards (45 inches), whereas a Scottish ell measured only about 37 inches and a Flemish ell was 34 yard (27 inches).
Translations

Etymology 2

From the name of the letter L

Noun

ell (plural ells)

  1. (rare) The name of the Latin-script letter L.
  2. An extension usually at right angles to one end of a building.
    • 1931, H. P. Lovecraft, The Whisperer in Darkness, chapter 4:
      I could hear them snapping and tearing around, and then one managed to get on the roof by jumping from the low ell.
  3. Something that is L-shaped.
Translations

Anagrams

  • LEL, lel

Catalan

Etymology

From Latin ille, attested from the 14th century.

Pronunciation

  • (Balearic, Central, Valencian) IPA(key): /ˈeʎ/
  • Rhymes: -eʎ

Pronoun

ell (plural ells)

  1. he

Declension

Further reading

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

References


Estonian

Noun

ell (genitive [please provide], partitive [please provide])

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter L.

Faroese

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɛlː/

Noun

ell n (genitive singular els, plural ell)

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter L.

Declension

See also

  • (Latin-script letter names) bókstavur; a / fyrra a, á, be, de, edd, e, eff, ge, há, i / fyrra i, í / fyrra í, jodd, ká, ell, emm, enn, o, ó, pe, err, ess, te, u, ú, ve, seinna i, seinna í, seinna a, ø

Hungarian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ ˈɛlː]
  • Rhymes: -ɛlː

Noun

ell

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter L.

Declension

See also

  • (Latin-script letter names) betű; a, á, bé, cé, csé, dé, dzé, dzsé, e, é, eff, gé, gyé, há, i, í, jé, ká, ell, ellipszilon / ejj, emm, enn, enny, o, ó, ö, ő, pé, kú, err, ess, essz, té, tyé, u, ú, ü, ű, vé, dupla vé / vevé, iksz, ipszilon, zé, zsé

Further reading

  • ell in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh: A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (’An Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962.
  • ell in Ittzés, Nóra (ed.). A magyar nyelv nagyszótára (’A Comprehensive Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 2006–2031 (work in progress)

Icelandic

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɛtl/
  • Rhymes: -ɛtl

Noun

ell n (genitive singular ells, nominative plural ell)

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter L.

Declension


Võro

Noun

ell (genitive [please provide], partitive [please provide])

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter L.

Inflection

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Source: wiktionary.org
  • an old measure of length equal to 45 inches.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)