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Is imam a Scrabble word?

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

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Is imam a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word imam is a Scrabble UK word and has 8 points:

I1M3A1M3

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Yes. The word imam is a Words With Friends word. The word imam is worth 10 points in Words With Friends (WWF):

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Valid words made from Imam

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


4 letters words from 'imam'

IMAM 8MAIM 8

3 letters words from 'imam'

AIM 5AMI 5
MAM 7MIM 7

2 letters words from 'imam'

AI 2AM 4
MA 4MI 4
MM 6 

All 4 letters words made out of imam

imam miam iamm aimm maim amim imma mima imma mima mmia mmia iamm aimm imam miam amim maim mami ammi mmai mmai ammi mami

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

Definitions and meaning of imam

imam

Alternative forms

  • imaum

Etymology

Borrowed from Arabic إِمَام(ʾimām, leader).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈiːmɑːm/, /ɪˈmɑːm/
  • Rhymes: -ɑːm

Noun

imam (plural imams)

  1. One who leads the salat prayers in a mosque.
  1. (usually capitalized) A Shi'ite Muslim leader descended from the prophet Muhammad and functioning as his spiritual successor.
    1. (Twelver Shi'ism) One of the Twelve imams, descendants of Muhammad from the seventh to ninth centuries C.E. who lived exemplary lives.

Derived terms

Translations

Anagrams

  • I'mma, Imma, Mami, imma, maim, mami

Albanian

Etymology

From Arabic إِمَام(ʾimām).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /iˈmam/

Noun

imam m (indefinite plural imamë, definite singular imami, definite plural imamët)

  1. (Islam) imam

Declension


Azerbaijani

Etymology

Ultimately from Arabic إِمَام(ʾimām).

Noun

imam (definite accusative imamı, plural imamlar)

  1. (Islam) imam

Declension


Catalan

Etymology

From Arabic إِمَام(ʾimām).

Pronunciation

  • (Balearic, Central, Valencian) IPA(key): /iˈmam/

Noun

imam m (plural imams)

  1. (Islam) imam

Further reading

  • “imam” in Diccionari de la llengua catalana, segona edició, Institut d’Estudis Catalans.

Danish

Etymology

From Arabic إِمَام(ʾimām, leader).

Noun

imam c (singular definite imamen, plural indefinite imamer)

  1. (Islam) imam

Declension

References

  • “imam” in Den Danske Ordbog

Dutch

Etymology

From Arabic إِمَام(ʾimām, leader).

Pronunciation

Noun

imam m (plural imams, diminutive imampje n)

  1. (Islam) imam

French

Etymology

From Arabic إِمَام(ʾimām).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /i.mam/

Noun

imam m or f (plural imams)

  1. (Islam) imam

Indonesian

Etymology

From Malay imam, from Arabic إمام(ʾimām, leader, imam).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /i.mam/
  • Hyphenation: i‧mam

Noun

imam

  1. leader
  2. (Islam) imam
  3. (Catholicism) priest

Derived terms

Further reading

  • “imam” in Kamus Besar Bahasa Indonesia (KBBI) Daring, Jakarta: Badan Pengembangan dan Pembinaan Bahasa, Kementerian Pendidikan dan Kebudayaan Republik Indonesia, 2016.

Italian

Etymology

From Arabic إِمَام(ʾimām, leader).

Noun

imam m (invariable)

  1. (Islam) imam
    Synonyms: iman, imano

Anagrams

  • Imma
  • mima

Latin

Adjective

īmam

  1. accusative feminine singular of īmus

Polish

Etymology

From Arabic إِمَام(ʾimām, leader).

Noun

imam m pers

  1. (Islam) imam (a Shi'ite Muslim leader)

Declension

Related terms

  • imamita
  • imamizm

See also

  • mufti

Further reading

  • imam in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Romanian

Etymology

From Arabic إِمَام(ʾimām, leader).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /iˈmam/

Noun

imam m (plural imami)

  1. (Islam) imam

Declension


Serbo-Croatian

Etymology 1

Borrowed from Ottoman Turkish امام(imam), from Arabic إِمَام(ʾimām).

Noun

ìmām m (Cyrillic spelling ѝма̄м)

  1. (Islam) imam
Declension

Etymology 2

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb

imam (Cyrillic spelling имам)

  1. first-person singular present of imati (I have)

Slovene

Verb

imam

  1. first-person singular present of imeti

Spanish

Etymology

From Arabic إِمَام(ʾimām, leader).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /iˈmam/, [iˈmãm]
  • IPA(key): /iˈman/, [iˈmãn]

Noun

imam m (plural imames)

  1. (Islam) imam

Swahili

Etymology

Borrowed from Arabic إِمَام(ʾimām, leader).

Pronunciation

Noun

imam (n class, plural imam)

  1. imam (Muslim leader)

Swedish

Etymology

From Arabic إِمَام(ʾimām, leader).

Noun

imam c

  1. (Islam) imam

Declension

Anagrams

  • imma, mima

Turkish

Etymology

From Ottoman Turkish امام(imam), from Arabic إِمَام(ʾimām).

Noun

imam (definite accusative imamı, plural imamlar)

  1. (Islam) imam

Declension


Zazaki

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [iˈmɑm]
  • Hyphenation: i‧mam

Etymology

From Arabic إِمَام(ʾimām).

Noun

imam m

  1. (Islam) imam
  2. (literary) leader

Source: wiktionary.org
  • (Arabic) the officer who leads the devotions in a mosque.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)