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Is ilk a Scrabble word?
Yes. The word ilk is a Scrabble US word. The word ilk is worth 7 points in Scrabble:
Is ilk a Scrabble UK word?
Yes. The word ilk is a Scrabble UK word and has 7 points:
Is ilk a Words With Friends word?
Yes. The word ilk is a Words With Friends word. The word ilk is worth 8 points in Words With Friends (WWF):
|KI 6||LI 2|
ilk lik ikl kil lki kli
Note: these 'words' (valid or invalid) are all the permutations of the word ilk. These words are obtained by scrambling the letters in ilk.
From Middle English ilke, from Old English ilca, conjectured as from Proto-Germanic *ilīkaz, a compound of *iz and *-līkaz from the noun *līką (“body”). Akin to Dutch lichaam, or lijk, body, death body.
The sense of “type”, “kind” is from the application of the phrase ‘of that ilk’ to families: the word thus came to mean ‘family’.
ilk (not comparable)
Used following a person’s name to show that he lives in a place of the same name, eg Johnstone of that ilk means Johnstone of Johnstone.
ilk (plural ilks)
From Proto-Turkic *il(i)k (“before; early; first”). Cognate with Old Turkic 𐰃𐰠𐰚 (ilk, “first”), Karakhanid اِلْكْ (ilk, “first, firstly”), Turkish ilk, Chuvash ӗлӗк (ĕlĕk, “before, in old times; ago”).
ilk (definite accusative ilki, plural ilklər)
From the Old English īlca, from Proto-Germanic *ilīkaz, a compound of *iz and *-līkaz from the noun *līką (“body”).
Cognate to English ilk.
ilk (not comparable)
From Middle English ylk, iwilk, from Old English ġehwylc (“each, every”), equivalent to y- + which. Merged with Northern Old English ylc (“each”). More at each. (compare the Dutch elk - each)
From Ottoman Turkish الك (ilk, “first, firstly, in the first place”), from Proto-Turkic *ilk (“first”). Cognate with Old Turkic 𐰃𐰠𐰚 (ilk, “first”), Karakhanid اِلْكْ (ilk, “first, firstly”), Bashkir элек (elek, “before, earlier, ago”).
ilk (comparative daha ilk, superlative en ilk)