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Is ling a Scrabble word?

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

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Valid words made from Ling

You can make 9 words from 'ling' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.

4 letters words from 'ling'

LING 5 

3 letters words from 'ling'

GIN 4ING 4
LIG 4LIN 3
NIL 3 

2 letters words from 'ling'

GI 3IN 2
LI 2 

All 4 letters words made out of ling

ling ilng lnig nlig inlg nilg lign ilgn lgin glin igln giln lngi nlgi lgni glni ngli gnli ingl nigl ignl ginl ngil gnil

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

Definitions and meaning of ling

ling

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /lɪŋ/
  • Rhymes: -ɪŋ

Etymology 1

Middle English lenge, lienge. Probably related to long.

Noun

ling (countable and uncountable, plural lings or ling)

  1. Any of various marine food fish, of the genus Molva, resembling the cod.
  2. The common ling, Molva molva.
Derived terms
  • blue ling (Molva dypterygia)
  • common ling (Molva molva)
Translations

Etymology 2

From Middle English lyng, from Old Norse lyng.

Noun

ling (countable and uncountable, plural lings or ling)

  1. Any of various varieties of heather or broom.
    1. Common heather (Calluna vulgaris)
Translations

Etymology 3

Noun

ling (uncountable)

  1. (informal) Clipping of linguistics.

Anagrams

  • lign-

Albanian

Etymology

From Proto-Albanian *linga, from Proto-Indo-European *leig-. Compare English lark (to frolic), Lithuanian láigyti (to run around wildly), Ancient Greek ἐλελίζω (elelízō, to whirl around).

Noun

ling m (definite singular lingu)

  1. quick gait, trot
  2. hurry, haste, rush

Irish

Etymology

From Old Irish lingid.

Verb

ling (present analytic lingeann, future analytic lingfidh, verbal noun lingeadh, past participle lingthe) (transitive, intransitive)

  1. (literary) leap, spring
  2. jump at, attack
  3. start back, shrink away from (with ó (from))

Conjugation

Derived terms

References

  • "ling" in Foclóir Gaeilge–Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • Gregory Toner, Maire Ní Mhaonaigh, Sharon Arbuthnot, Dagmar Wodtko, Maire-Luise Theuerkauf, editors (2019), “lingid”, in eDIL: Electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language
  • Entries containing “ling” in English-Irish Dictionary, An Gúm, 1959, by Tomás de Bhaldraithe.

Mandarin

Romanization

ling

  1. Nonstandard spelling of līng.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of líng.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of lǐng.
  4. Nonstandard spelling of lìng.

Usage notes

  • English transcriptions of Mandarin speech often fail to distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Mandarin language, using words such as this one without the appropriate indication of tone.

Northern Kurdish

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -ɪŋɡ

Noun

ling m

  1. leg, foot

See also


Romanian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [liŋɡ]

Verb

ling

  1. first-person singular present indicative of linge
  2. first-person singular present subjunctive of linge
  3. third-person plural present indicative of linge

Source: wiktionary.org
  • any of various plants of the heath family, esp. heather.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)