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Is paal a Scrabble word?

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

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Is paal a Scrabble UK word?

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

P3A1A1L1

Is paal a Words With Friends word?

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Valid words made from Paal

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

4 letters words from 'paal'

ALAP 6PAAL 6

3 letters words from 'paal'

AAL 3ALA 3
ALP 5LAP 5
PAL 5 

2 letters words from 'paal'

AA 2AL 2
LA 2PA 4

All 4 letters words made out of paal

paal apal paal apal aapl aapl pala apla plaa lpaa alpa lapa pala apla plaa lpaa alpa lapa aalp aalp alap laap alap laap

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

Definitions and meaning of paal

paal

Afrikaans

Etymology

From Dutch paal, from Middle Dutch pâel, from Old Dutch pāl, borrowed from Latin pālus.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /pɑːl/

Noun

paal (plural pale, diminutive paaltjie)

  1. post, pole, beam

Derived terms

  • doelpaal
  • paaldanser

Descendants

  • Tsonga: pala
  • Xhosa: ipala

Cahuilla

Noun

páal

  1. mortar (for pounding and grinding)

Dutch

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /paːl/
  • Hyphenation: paal
  • Rhymes: -aːl

Etymology 1

From Middle Dutch pâel, from Old Dutch pāl, borrowed from Latin pālus.

Noun

paal m (plural palen, diminutive paaltje n)

  1. post, stake, pole, pile
  2. (sports) goalpost
    Synonym: doelpaal
  3. (heraldry) pale, perpendicular stripe
  4. (euphemistic) erect phallus
  5. an Indonesian measure of distance
Derived terms
Descendants
  • Afrikaans: paal
    • Tsonga: pala
    • Xhosa: ipala
  • Indonesian: pal (milestone)
  • Papiamentu: palu

Etymology 2

From Middle Dutch pāle, borrowed from Middle French pale, from Latin pala.

Noun

paal f (plural palen, diminutive paaltje n)

  1. peel, baker's instrument
    Synonym: ovenpaal
Derived terms
  • palen
  • handpaal
  • koekepaal
  • paaloren
  • paaloore

Etymology 3

Borrowed French pâle (pale).

Adjective

paal (comparative paler, superlative paalst)

  1. pale
  2. faded, discolored
Inflection

Etymology 4

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Verb

paal

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

Laven

Noun

paal

  1. (Laven and Juk) shoulder

Further reading

  • Theraphan L-Thongkum, A brief look at thirteen Mon-Khmer languages of Xekong province, southern Laos (2002), Collected Papers on Southeast Asian and Pacific Languages (edited by Robert Stuart Bauer)

Source: wiktionary.org
  • in the Caribbean, a stake driven into the ground.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)