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

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

L1I1A1N1A1

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Valid words made from Liana

You can make 26 words from 'liana' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


5 letters words from 'liana'

LANAI 5LIANA 5

4 letters words from 'liana'

ALAN 4ANAL 4
ANIL 4LAIN 4
LANA 4NAIL 4
NALA 4 

3 letters words from 'liana'

AAL 3AIA 3
AIL 3AIN 3
ALA 3ANA 3
ANI 3LIN 3
NIL 3 

2 letters words from 'liana'

AA 2AI 2
AL 2AN 2
IN 2LA 2
LI 2NA 2

All 5 letters words made out of liana

liana ilana laina alina ialna ailna linaa ilnaa lniaa nliaa inlaa nilaa lania alnia lnaia nlaia anlia nalia ianla ainla inala niala anila naila liaan ilaan laian alian ialan ailan liaan ilaan laian alian ialan ailan laain alain laain alain aalin aalin iaaln aialn iaaln aialn aailn aailn linaa ilnaa lniaa nliaa inlaa nilaa liana ilana laina alina ialna ailna lnaia nlaia lania alnia nalia anlia inala niala ianla ainla naila anila lanai alnai lnaai nlaai anlai nalai laani alani laani alani aalni aalni lnaai nlaai lanai alnai nalai anlai anali naali aanli aanli naali anali ianal ainal inaal niaal anial naial iaanl aianl iaanl aianl aainl aainl inaal niaal ianal ainal naial anial anail naail aanil aanil naail anail

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

Definitions and meaning of liana

liana

Etymology

From French liane, influenced by lien (link, bond). The word comes from the western dialects of West Indian French.

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -ɑːnə

Noun

liana (plural lianas)

  1. (botany) A climbing woody vine, usually tropical.
    • 1839, Charles Darwin, The Voyage of the Beagle, Chapter 2,[1]
      Many of the older trees presented a very curious appearance from the tresses of a liana hanging from their boughs, and resembling bundles of hay.
    • 1884, Achilles Daunt, Frank Redcliffe: A story of travel and adventure in the forests of Venezuela (A Book for Boys), London: T. Nelson & Sons, Chapter 5, p. 99,[2]
      Flowering lianas hung in long streaming lines from the outstretched boughs and dipped their pendulous bouquets in the water of the igarape, which reflected the cloudless blue of the sky.
    • 1943, Allied Geographical Section, Southwest Pacific Area, Getting About in New Guinea, 4 April, 1943, p. 6,[3]
      Allow friendly natives to walk in front of you on the track. They have sharp eyes for pitfalls, snakes, hornets, and stinging plants. They will cut the lianas and thorny trailers. They like to do it.
    • 1961, V. S. Naipaul, A House for Mr Biswas, Vintage International, 2001, Part Two, Chapter 3,
      They left the drive and stood among the wild tannia under the saman tree. Mrs Tulsi held a liana and offered it to Mr Biswas. While he felt it, she held a thinner liana and pulled it down. ‘As strong as rope,’ she said. ‘The children could skip with this.’

Translations

See also

  • climber
  • rattan
  • scrambler
  • twiner
  • vine

Anagrams

  • Al Ain, Alani, Alina, IANAL, Lanai, lanai

Italian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /liˈana/, /ˈljana/

Noun

liana f (plural liane)

  1. liana (vine)
  2. plot (complicated)

Anagrams

  • alani
  • anali
  • inala

Polish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈlʲa.na/

Noun

liana f

  1. liana

Declension

Further reading

  • liana in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Spanish

Etymology

From French liane, of unknown ultimate origin.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈljana/, [ˈlja.na]

Noun

liana f (plural lianas)

  1. liana
    Synonyms: bejuco, guaco

Further reading

  • “liana” in Diccionario de la lengua española, Vigésima tercera edición, Real Academia Española, 2014.

Swahili

Pronunciation

Verb

-liana (infinitive kuliana)

  1. Reciprocal form of -lia

Conjugation


Source: wiktionary.org
  • any climbing plant, esp. a twisted woody kind festooning tropical forests.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)