Maar in Scrabble Dictionary

What does maar mean? Is maar a Scrabble word?

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Is maar a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word maar is a Scrabble US word. The word maar is worth 6 points in Scrabble:

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Is maar a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word maar is a Scrabble UK word and has 6 points:

M3A1A1R1

Is maar a Words With Friends word?

Yes. The word maar is a Words With Friends word. The word maar is worth 7 points in Words With Friends (WWF):

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Valid words made from Maar

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


4 letters words from 'maar'

MAAR 6MARA 6

3 letters words from 'maar'

AMA 5ARM 5
MAA 5MAR 5
RAM 5 

2 letters words from 'maar'

AA 2AM 4
AR 2MA 4

All 4 letters words made out of maar

maar amar maar amar aamr aamr mara amra mraa rmaa arma rama mara amra mraa rmaa arma rama aarm aarm aram raam aram raam

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

Definitions and meaning of maar

maar

Etymology

From German Maar; English usage from 1825.

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /mɑː/
  • (General American) IPA(key): /mɑːɹ/
  • Rhymes: -ɑː(ɹ)
  • Homophone: mar

Noun

maar (plural maars or maare)

  1. (geology) A broad volcanic crater, usually filled with water to form a lake.

See also

  • crater lake

Anagrams

  • -rama, ARMA, Amar, Aram, Mara, Rama, Rāma, mara

Afrikaans

Alternative forms

  • mar

Etymology

From Dutch maar.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /mɑːr/

Adverb

maar

  1. only; solely; just
  2. slightly; a bit; a little
  3. please
  4. feel free; please
  5. quite; really
  6. so long or just (often apologetically)
  7. still; continuously

Usage notes

Maar has many synonyms which is often used alongside it with no change in meaning, however to the native ear the use of maar without these synonyms can in some contexts sound odd. In some cases using maar with one of its synonyms helps to clear up ambiguity.

Synonyms

Conjunction

maar

  1. but; however

Synonyms

  • dog

See also

  • egter

Noun

maar (plural maars or mare)

  1. (uncommon) but

Dutch

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /maːr/
  • Hyphenation: maar
  • Rhymes: -aːr

Etymology 1

From Middle Dutch maer, māre, mar, mer, apheretic variant of nemaer, nemāre, from earlier newaer, neware (except, however, only), from ne ware (were not).

Adverb

maar

  1. only, just
    • 1971, Ben Cramer, "De clown".
    Het was maar een vraag! / Het is maar een kwestie van tijd!
    It was only a question! / It is only a matter of time!
  2. as long as; only
  3. just; a modal particle indicating a certain degree of indifference towards the result.
    Leg het lepeltje maar op het schoteltje van het koffiekopje.
    Just (go ahead and) place the spoon on the saucer of the coffee cup.
Derived terms
  • nog maar
  • zeg maar
  • maar liefst

Descendants

  • Afrikaans: maar

Conjunction

maar

  1. but
    • 1971, Ben Cramer, "De clown".
  2. yet; only
  3. but then
Derived terms
  • maren

Descendants

  • Afrikaans: maar

Etymology 2

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb

maar

  1. first-person singular present indicative of maren
  2. imperative of maren

Anagrams

  • raam

Finnish

Etymology

From Maria (Mary, mother of Jesus Christ)

Interjection

maar

  1. (dialectal, Turku region) Used as fortifier after e.g. words kyllä (yes), totta (true).

Anagrams

  • Mara, mara

Source: wiktionary.org
  • (German) a volcanic crater without a cone, usually filled by a lake.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)