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Is paan a Scrabble word?

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

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

P3A1A1N1

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4 letters words from 'paan'

NAPA 6PAAN 6

3 letters words from 'paan'

ANA 3NAP 5
PAN 5 

2 letters words from 'paan'

AA 2AN 2
NA 2PA 4

All 4 letters words made out of paan

paan apan paan apan aapn aapn pana apna pnaa npaa anpa napa pana apna pnaa npaa anpa napa aanp aanp anap naap anap naap

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Definitions and meaning of paan

paan

Alternative forms

  • pan
  • pawn

Etymology

Borrowed from Hindi पान (pān). Doublet of fern.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /pɑːn/

Noun

paan (countable and uncountable, plural paans)

  1. A psychoactive preparation of betel leaf combined with areca nut and/or cured tobacco, chewed recreationally in Asia; such a preparation served wrapped in the leaf. [from 16th c.]
    • 1924, EM Forster, A Passage to India, Penguin 2005, p. 13:
      ‘I am an Indian, it is an Indian habit to take pan. The Civil Surgeon must put up with it.’
    • 2003, David Abram, Nick Edwards, The Rough Guide to South India, Rough Guides, page 52,
      A paan consists of chopped or shredded nut (always referred to as betel nut, though in fact it comes from the areca palm), wrapped in a leaf (which does come from the betel tree). [] The triangular package thus formed is wedged inside your cheek and chewed slowly, and in the case of chuna and zarda paans, spitting out the juice as you go.
    • 2005, Rashmi Uday Singh, Mumbai by Night, page 142,
      Perched outside Madhavbagh Temple, decorated with antique mirrors, this 100-year-old shop serves up juicy paans, plump with mawa.
    • 2006, M. R. Narayan Swamy, New Delhi, page 31,
      Preparing a paan is simple. The leaf is first cleaned with water and dried. It is then covered with a thin layer of lime paste. In north India, paan sellers then spread red-coloured syrup (extracted from a native plant) over the lime paste.

Translations

Anagrams

  • APAn, Napa, Pana, apan, napa

Finnish

Verb

paan

  1. (colloquial) First-person singular indicative present form of panna. (with the meaning 'to put')

Anagrams

  • apan, napa

Mangas

Verb

paan

  1. to swim

References

  • Gábor Takács, Omotic lexicon in its Afro-Asiatic setting III: Omotic *p-

Mansaka

Etymology

From Proto-Austronesian *paen.

Noun

paan

  1. bait

Southeastern Tepehuan

Etymology

Borrowed from Spanish pan, from Latin pānis.

Noun

paan

  1. bread

References

  • R. de Willett, Elizabeth, et al. (2016) Diccionario tepehuano de Santa María Ocotán, Durango (Serie de vocabularios y diccionarios indígenas “Mariano Silva y Aceves”; 48)‎[1] (in Spanish), electronic edition, Instituto Lingüístico de Verano, A.C., page 143

Totontepec Mixe

Noun

paan

  1. metate

References

  • Schoenhals, Alvin; Schoenhals, Louise C. (1965) Vocabulario mixe de Totontepec: Mixe-castellano, castellano-mixe (Serie de vocabularios indígenas Mariano Silva y Aceves; 14)‎[2] (in Spanish), México, D.F.: El Instituto Lingüístico de Verano en cooperación con la Dirección General de Asuntos Indígenas de la Secretaría de Educación Pública, page 77

Source: wiktionary.org
  • betel leaf.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)