Els in Scrabble Dictionary

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Is els a Scrabble word?

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

E1L1S1

Is els a Scrabble UK word?

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

E1L1S1

Is els a Words With Friends word?

Yes. The word els is a Words With Friends word. The word els is worth 4 points in Words With Friends (WWF):

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You can make 5 words from 'els' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


3 letters words from 'els'

ELS 3LES 3
SEL 3 

2 letters words from 'els'

EL 2ES 2

All 3 letters words made out of els

els les esl sel lse sle

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

Definitions and meaning of els

els

Etymology 1

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈɛlz/

Noun

els

  1. plural of el

Etymology 2

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈɛls/

Adjective

els (not comparable)

  1. Obsolete form of else.
    • (Can we date this quote by John Aubrey and provide title, author’s full name, and other details?)
      We have a custome, that when one sneezes, every one els putts off his hatt, and bowes, and cries God bless ye Sir.

Anagrams

  • -les-, ESL, LES, LSE, Les, LαEs, SLE, les

Aragonese

Etymology

From Latin illos (those ones). Akin to Spanish ellos and Portuguese eles.

Pronoun

els

  1. they (third-person plural masculine pronoun)

Synonyms

  • ellos

Catalan

Etymology

From Latin illōs, from ille.

Pronunciation

  • (Balearic, Central) IPA(key): /əls/, (before voiced sound) /əlz/
  • (Valencian) IPA(key): /els/, (before voiced sound) /elz/

Article

els m pl (feminine plural les, masculine singular el, feminine singular la)

  1. the; masculine plural definite article

Pronoun

els (proclitic, enclitic los, contracted enclitic 'ls)

  1. them (masculine, direct or indirect object).
  2. them (feminine, indirect object only).

Declension


Danish

Noun

els c

  1. indefinite genitive singular of el

Dutch

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɛls/
  • Hyphenation: els
  • Rhymes: -ɛls

Etymology 1

From Middle Dutch else, from Old Dutch *alisa, from Frankish *alisu, from Proto-Germanic *alisō, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂élis-. Compare German Erle, English alder, Danish el, Norwegian older, Icelandic elri.

Noun

els m (plural elzen, diminutive elsje n)

  1. alder, tree of the genus Alnus

Etymology 2

From Middle Dutch elsene, from Old Dutch [Term?], from Proto-Germanic *alisnō, *alusnō. Related to *ēlō, whence Dutch aal, German Ahle, English awl.

Noun

els f (plural elzen, diminutive elsje n)

  1. (leather working) awl
  2. (printing) bodkin

Anagrams

  • les

Middle Dutch

Etymology

From Old Dutch *elles, genitive of *elli (Middle Dutch el), from Proto-Germanic *aljaz.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /els/

Adverb

els

  1. elsewhere

Further reading

  • “el, els”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • Verwijs, E.; Verdam, J. (1885–1929), “els”, in Middelniederlandsch Woordenboek, The Hague: Martinus Nijhoff, →ISBN

Romansch

Etymology

From Latin illōs, from ille.

Pronoun

els

  1. they (masculine, common, and indeterminate gender)

Swedish

Noun

els

  1. indefinite genitive singular of el

Anagrams

  • -sel

Volapük

Article

els

  1. nominative plural of el

Source: wiktionary.org
  • EL, (US) an elevated railroad.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)