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Is kale a Scrabble word?

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

K5A1L1E1

Is kale a Scrabble UK word?

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

K5A1L1E1

Is kale a Words With Friends word?

Yes. The word kale is a Words With Friends word. The word kale is worth 9 points in Words With Friends (WWF):

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Valid words made from Kale

You can make 17 words from 'kale' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


4 letters words from 'kale'

KALE 8LAKE 8
LEAK 8 

3 letters words from 'kale'

AKE 7ALE 3
ELK 7KAE 7
KEA 7LEA 3
LEK 7 

2 letters words from 'kale'

AE 2AL 2
EA 2EL 2
KA 6LA 2

All 4 letters words made out of kale

kale akle klae lkae alke lake kael akel keal ekal aekl eakl klea lkea kela ekla leka elka alek laek aelk ealk leak elak

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

Definitions and meaning of kale

kale

Etymology

From Middle English cale or cal (northern dialect), variant of col (cole), from Old English cāl, cāul, cāwel, from Latin caulis. Compare English cole, Icelandic kál (cabbage), German Kohl (cabbage). Doublet of caulis.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /keɪl/
  • Hyphenation: kale

Noun

kale (usually uncountable, plural kales)

  1. An edible plant, similar to cabbage, with curled leaves that do not form a dense head (Brassica oleracea var. acephala)
    Synonym: borecole
  2. Any of several cabbage-like food plants that are kinds of Brassica oleracea.
  3. (cooking) Broth containing kale as a chief ingredient.
  4. (dated, slang) Money.

Descendants

  • Japanese: ケール (kēru)

Translations

Anagrams

  • Alek, Lake, Leak, lake, leak

Alemannic German

Etymology

Borrowed from French cailler, from Latin coāgulō.

Verb

kale

  1. (Uri) to congeal, curdle

References

  • Abegg, Emil, (1911) Die Mundart von Urseren (Beiträge zur Schweizerdeutschen Grammatik. IV.) [The Dialect of Urseren], Frauenfeld, Switzerland: Huber & Co., page 63.

Basque

Noun

kale inan

  1. street

Declension


Czech

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈkalɛ]

Verb

kale

  1. masculine singular present transgressive of kalit

Dutch

Pronunciation

Adjective

kale

  1. Inflected form of kaal

Anagrams

  • lake

Finnish

(index ka)

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈkɑleˣ/, [ˈkɑle̞(ʔ)]
  • Rhymes: -ɑle
  • Syllabification: ka‧le

Noun

kale

  1. (botany) glume

Declension

See also

  • helve

Anagrams

  • Kela, kela, leka

Ladino

Verb

kale

  1. (defective) should or ought to

Lower Sorbian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈkalɛ/

Noun

kale

  1. locative singular of kał

Polish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈka.lɛ/

Noun

kale m

  1. locative/vocative singular of kał

Romani

Adjective

kale

  1. plural of kalo

Serbo-Croatian

Verb

kale (Cyrillic spelling кале)

  1. third-person plural present of káliti

Noun

kale (Cyrillic spelling кале)

  1. accusative plural of kal

Swahili

Noun

kale (n class, plural kale)

  1. antiquity, the past

Adjective

-a kale (invariable)

  1. ancient, old

Synonyms

  • ukale

Antonyms

  • -pya

Turkish

Etymology

From Arabic قَلْعَة(qalʿa, fort, fortress).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [kɑˈle]

Noun

kale (definite accusative kaleyi, plural kaleler)

  1. fort, castle, fortress, stronghold
  2. (chess) rook
  3. (sports) goal (an area into which the players attempt to put the ball)
  4. (politics) stronghold (of an ideology)

Declension


Source: wiktionary.org
  • a hardy cabbage-like vegetable.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)