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Yes. The word hap is a Scrabble US word. The word hap is worth 8 points in Scrabble:

H4A1P3

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H4A1P3

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3 letters words from 'hap'

HAP 8PAH 8

2 letters words from 'hap'

AH 5HA 5
PA 4 

All 3 letters words made out of hap

hap ahp hpa pha aph pah

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Definitions and meaning of hap

hap

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /hæp/
  • Rhymes: -æp

Etymology 1

From Middle English hap, happe (chance, hap, luck, fortune), from Old Norse happ (hap, chance, good luck), from Proto-Germanic *hampą (convenience, happiness), from Proto-Indo-European *kob- (good fortune, prophecy; to bend, bow, fit in, work, succeed). Cognate with Icelandic happ (hap, chance, good luck). Related also to Icelandic heppinn (lucky, fortunate, happy), Old Danish hap (fortunate), Old English ġehæp (fit, convenient), Swedish hampa (to turn out), Old Church Slavonic кобь (kobĭ, fate), Old Irish cob (victory).

The verb is from Middle English happen, from Old Norse *happa, *heppa, from Proto-Germanic *hampijaną (to fit in, be fitting), from the noun. Cognate with Old Danish happe (to chance, happen), Norwegian heppa (to occur, happen).

Noun

hap (plural haps)

  1. (slang, in the plural) Happenings; events; goings-on.
  2. (archaic) That which happens; an occurrence or happening, especially an unexpected, random, chance, or fortuitous event; chance; fortune; luck.
Synonyms
  • (happenings): affairs; see also Thesaurus:occurrence
  • (an unexpected, random, chance, or fortuitous event): hazard, serendipity; see also Thesaurus:luck
Derived terms
See also
  • what's the haps

Verb

hap (third-person singular simple present haps, present participle happing, simple past and past participle happed)

  1. (intransitive, literary) To happen; to befall; to chance.
    Synonyms: come to pass, occur, transpire; see also Thesaurus:happen
  2. (transitive, literary) To happen to.

Etymology 2

From Old English hap.

Noun

hap (plural haps)

  1. (Britain, Scotland, Western Pennsylvania, dialect) A wrap, such as a quilt or a comforter. Also, a small or folded blanket placed on the end of a bed to keep feet warm.

Verb

hap (third-person singular simple present haps, present participle happing, simple past and past participle happed)

  1. (dialect) To wrap, clothe.
    • (Can we date this quote by Dr. J. Brown and provide title, author’s full name, and other details?)
      The surgeon happed her up carefully.

Etymology 3

Shortening of Haplochromis

Noun

hap (plural haps)

  1. Any of the cichlid fishes of the tribe Haplochromini.

Anagrams

  • AHP, PAH, PHA, pah

Albanian

Etymology

From Proto-Albanian *skapa, from Proto-Indo-European *(s)kep- (to cut, split, dig). Compare English shape, German schaffen (make, create). Alternatively from Proto-Indo-European *upo (up from under, over). Compare Low German apen, Icelandic opna, Norwegian åpne (to open), English open.

Verb

hap (first-person singular past tense hapa, participle hapur)

  1. to open
    Synonym: çel

Conjugation

Derived terms


Dutch

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɦɑp/
  • Hyphenation: hap
  • Rhymes: -ɑp

Etymology 1

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Noun

hap m (plural happen, diminutive hapje n)

  1. (often diminutive) bite
  2. chunk
  3. (often diminutive) snack, light meal
Derived terms

Etymology 2

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb

hap

  1. first-person singular present indicative of happen
  2. imperative of happen

Irish

Alternative forms

  • hop

Etymology

Onomatopoeic

Noun

hap m (genitive singular hap, nominative plural hapanna)

  1. hop
  2. blow

Declension

Further reading

  • "hap" in Foclóir Gaeilge–Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • Entries containing “hap” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.

Seri

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ʔɑp/

Noun

hap (plural hap)

  1. deer

Synonyms

  • ziix heecot quiih

Derived terms

  • hap itaamalca quih an ihatoaasxaj
  • hap itapxeen
  • hap oaacajam
  • ipnaail

References

  • Moser, Mary B.; Marlett, Stephen A. (2010) Comcaac quih yaza quih hant ihiip hac: cmiique iitom - cocsar iitom - maricaana iitom [Seri-Spanish-English Dictionary], 2nd edition, Hermosillo: Plaza y Valdés Editores, →ISBN, page 334.

Tok Pisin

Etymology

From English half.

Noun

hap

  1. half
  2. part
  3. place, one of a few places

Adverb

hap

  1. there

Derived terms

  • hap sankamap

Turkish

Etymology

From Arabic حَبّ(ḥabb, grains, seeds, pills).

Noun

hap (definite accusative habı, plural haplar)

  1. pill

Declension

Descendants

  • Greek: χάπι (chápi, pill)

Source: wiktionary.org
  • to happen by chance.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)