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

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

L1E1A1R1N1

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You can make 44 words from 'learn' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


5 letters words from 'learn'

LEARN 5NERAL 5
RENAL 5 

4 letters words from 'learn'

ARLE 4EARL 4
EARN 4ELAN 4
LAER 4LANE 4
LARE 4LARN 4
LEAN 4LEAR 4
NARE 4NEAL 4
NEAR 4RALE 4
REAL 4REAN 4

3 letters words from 'learn'

ALE 3ANE 3
ARE 3EAN 3
EAR 3ERA 3
ERN 3LAR 3
LEA 3NAE 3
RAN 3REN 3

2 letters words from 'learn'

AE 2AL 2
AN 2AR 2
EA 2EL 2
EN 2ER 2
LA 2NA 2
NE 2RE 2

All 5 letters words made out of learn

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

Definitions and meaning of learn

learn

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) enPR: lûn, IPA(key): /lɜːn/
  • (General American) enPR: lûrn, IPA(key): /lɝn/
  • Rhymes: -ɜː(ɹ)n

Etymology 1

From Middle English lernen, from Old English leornian (to acquire knowledge), from Proto-West Germanic *liʀnōn. Cognate with German lernen (to learn). See also lore.

Verb

learn (third-person singular simple present learns, present participle learning, simple past and past participle learned or (chiefly UK) learnt)

  1. To acquire, or attempt to acquire knowledge or an ability to do something.
    • 2016, VOA Learning English (public domain)
      Every day I learn more about this great city.
  2. To attend a course or other educational activity.
    • 1719, Daniel Defoe, Robinson Crusoe
      For, as he took delight to introduce me, I took delight to learn.
  3. To gain knowledge from a bad experience so as to improve.
  4. To study.
  5. To come to know; to become informed of; to find out.
Conjugation
Usage notes
  • See other, dated and regional, sense of learn below.
Synonyms
  • study
Antonyms
  • forget
  • teach
Derived terms
Translations

Noun

learn (plural learns)

  1. The act of learning something

Etymology 2

Possibly related to Middle English leren, from Old English lǣran (to teach, instruct, indoctrinate), from Proto-West Germanic *laiʀijan, from Proto-Germanic *laizijaną (to teach), from *laizō (lore, teaching", literally, "track, trace), from Proto-Indo-European *leys- (to track, furrow).

Cognate with Scots lere, leir, Saterland Frisian leere, West Frisian leare, Dutch leren, German lehren, Swedish lära. See also lear, lore. But normally the Middle English word would give lere, not learn.

Verb

learn (third-person singular simple present learns, present participle learning, simple past and past participle learned or learnt)

  1. (now only in non-standard speech and dialects) To teach.
    Give him a clip round the ear. That'll learn him!
    • 1599, William Shakespeare, Much Ado About Nothing, Act 4 Scene 1
      Sweet prince, you learn me noble thankfulness.
    • circa 1611, William Shakespeare, Cymbeline, Act I Scene 5:
      Have I not been / Thy pupil long? Hast thou not learn’d me how / To make perfumes?
    • 1993, The Simpsons, (18 Feb. 1993) Lisa's thoughts:
      That'll learn him to bust my tomater.
Usage notes

Now often considered non-standard.

Derived terms
  • learned
Related terms
  • larn
  • lore

References

  • learn in The Century Dictionary, New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911.
  • learn in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913..
  • Family Word Finder, Readers Digest Association Inc. NY 1975

Anagrams

  • Laren, Larne, laner, neral, renal

Bavarian

Alternative forms

  • learnan (Timau)

Etymology

From Old High German lernēn, lirnēn, from Proto-West Germanic *liʀnēn. Compare German lernen, English learn, Dutch leren.

Verb

learn

  1. (Sappada, Sauris) to learn

References

  • “learn” in Patuzzi, Umberto, ed., (2013) Ünsarne Börtar [Our Words], Luserna, Italy: Comitato unitario delle isole linguistiche storiche germaniche in Italia / Einheitskomitee der historischen deutschen Sprachinseln in Italien

Scots

Etymology

From Old English leornian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /lɛrn/

Verb

learn (third-person singular present learns, present participle learnin, past learnt, past participle learnt)

  1. To learn.
  2. To teach.

Source: wiktionary.org
  • to be informed.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)