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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 6 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.
    • c. 1691, John Audrey, Naturall Historie of Wiltshire
      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, SEL, 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

Usage notes

els is the reinforced (reforçada) form of the pronoun. It is used before verbs.


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
Derived terms
  • elzenkatje

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-West Germanic *alljas.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /els/

Adverb

els

  1. elsewhere

Further reading

  • “el, els”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • Verwijs, E.; Verdam, J. (1885–1929) , “els”, in Middelnederlandsch 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)