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Is glen a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word glen is a Scrabble US word. The word glen is worth 5 points in Scrabble:

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Is glen a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word glen is a Scrabble UK word and has 5 points:

G2L1E1N1

Is glen a Words With Friends word?

Yes. The word glen is a Words With Friends word. The word glen is worth 8 points in Words With Friends (WWF):

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Valid words made from Glen

You can make 11 words from 'glen' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


4 letters words from 'glen'

GLEN 5LENG 5

3 letters words from 'glen'

ENG 4GEL 4
GEN 4LEG 4
NEG 4 

2 letters words from 'glen'

EL 2EN 2
NE 2 

All 4 letters words made out of glen

glen lgen geln egln legn elgn glne lgne gnle ngle lnge nlge genl egnl gnel ngel engl negl leng elng lneg nleg enlg nelg

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

Definitions and meaning of glen

glen

Etymology

From Middle English glen, borrowed from Irish gleann and Scottish Gaelic gleann, Old and Middle Irish glend, glenn (mountain valley), from Proto-Celtic *glendos (valley), hypothetically from Proto-Indo-European *glend- (shore) but the word may have been borrowed from a non-Indo-European substrate language. Compare Manx glion, Welsh glyn. Doublet of glyn.

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation, General American) enPR: glĕn, IPA(key): /ɡlɛn/
    • (pinpen merger) enPR: glĭn, IPA(key): /ɡlɪn/
  • Rhymes: -ɛn

Noun

glen (plural glens)

  1. A secluded and narrow valley, especially one with a river running through it; a dale; a depression between hills.

Derived terms

Translations

See also

  • defile (noun)
  • strath

Further reading

  • glen on Wikipedia.Wikipedia

Anagrams

  • NELG, gen'l

Manx

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɡlɛn/

Etymology 1

From Old Irish glan, from Proto-Celtic *glanos (clean, clear).

Adjective

glen (plural glenney, comparative glenney)

  1. clean, hygienic
  2. clear
  3. pure
  4. downright, unqualified, emphatic
Derived terms
  • neughlen

Etymology 2

From Old Irish glanaid (cleanses, purifies, purges), from the adjective.

Verb

glen (verbal noun glenney, past participle glennit or glent)

  1. clean
  2. clear
  3. wipe
  4. purify, cleanse

Slovene

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *glěnь.

Noun

glen m inan

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Further reading

  • glen”, in Slovarji Inštituta za slovenski jezik Frana Ramovša ZRC SAZU[1], portal Fran

Source: wiktionary.org
  • a narrow valley with a stream, often with trees.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)