Ran in Scrabble Dictionary

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Is ran a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word ran is a Scrabble US word. The word ran is worth 3 points in Scrabble:

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Is ran a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word ran is a Scrabble UK word and has 3 points:

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3 letters words from 'ran'

RAN 3 

2 letters words from 'ran'

AN 2AR 2
NA 2 

All 3 letters words made out of ran

ran arn rna nra anr nar

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

Definitions and meaning of ran

ran

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɹæn/
  • Rhymes: -æn

Etymology 1

Verb

ran

  1. simple past tense of rin
  2. simple past tense of run
  3. (nonstandard, colloquial) past participle of run

Etymology 2

Noun

ran (uncountable)

  1. (nautical) Yarns coiled on a spun-yarn winch.

Etymology 3

From Old English ran; compare with Danish ran and Norwegian Bokmål ran.

Noun

ran (uncountable)

  1. (obsolete) Open robbery.
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Anagrams

  • Arn, NRA, RNA

Alemannic German

Adjective

ran

  1. (Uri) lanky, slender

References

  • Abegg, Emil, (1911) Die Mundart von Urseren (Beiträge zur Schweizerdeutschen Grammatik. IV.) [The Dialect of Urseren], Frauenfeld, Switzerland: Huber & Co., page 63.

Arop-Lokep

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /rɑn/, [ˈrɑn]

Noun

ran

  1. water

Further reading

  • Arop-Lokep, in The Oceanic Languages →ISBN, Terry Crowley, John Lynch, Malcolm Ross), page 257: ran ki "his water"
  • Stephen George Parker, Phonological Descriptions of Papua New Guinea Languages (2005)

Catalan

Pronunciation

  • (Balearic, Central, Valencian) IPA(key): /ˈran/

Adverb

ran

  1. Alternative form of arran

See also

  • ran de

Chuukese

Noun

ran

  1. day, daylight

Czech

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈran]

Noun

ran

  1. genitive plural of rána

Danish

Etymology

From Old Norse rán.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /raːn/, [ʁɑːˀn]

Noun

ran n (singular definite ranet, plural indefinite ran)

  1. open theft

Inflection

Verb

ran

  1. imperative of rane

German

Etymology

Shortened form of heran.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ʁan]
  • Rhymes: -an
  • Homophone: rann

Adverb

ran

  1. (colloquial) near, close to, over to

Further reading

  • ran in Duden online

Gilbertese

Noun

ran

  1. water

References

  • Thomas Edward Dutton, ‎Darrell T. Tryon, Language Contact and Change in the Austronesian World (1994)

Japanese

Romanization

ran

  1. Rōmaji transcription of らん

Karnai

Noun

ran

  1. water

Further reading

  • John Carter, Katie Carter, John Grummitt, Bonnie MacKenzie, Janell Masters, A Sociolinguistic Survey of the Mur Village Vernaculars (2012), page 59

Malasanga

Noun

ran

  1. water

Further reading

  • John Carter, Katie Carter, John Grummitt, Bonnie MacKenzie, Janell Masters, A Sociolinguistic Survey of the Mur Village Verna, page 59, 2012

Mandarin

Romanization

ran

  1. Nonstandard spelling of rán.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of rǎn.

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.

Namakura

Noun

ran

  1. water

References

  • Malcolm Ross, Andrew Pawley et Meredith Osmond (eds), The lexicon of Proto-Oceanic: The physical environment, Pacific Linguistics, 545-2. Australian National University, Canberra, 2003, page 59

Norwegian Bokmål

Etymology 1

From Old Norse rán

Noun

ran n (definite singular ranet, indefinite plural ran, definite plural rana or ranene)

  1. a robbery
Derived terms
  • bankran
Related terms
  • rane

Etymology 2

Verb

ran

  1. imperative of rane

References

  • “ran” in The Bokmål Dictionary.

Norwegian Nynorsk

Etymology

From Old Norse rán

Noun

ran n (definite singular ranet, indefinite plural ran, definite plural rana)

  1. a robbery

Derived terms

  • bankran

References

  • “ran” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.

Old English

Alternative forms

  • rēna

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /rɑːn/

Noun

rān n (nominative plural rān)

  1. unlawful seizure of property; robbery

Declension

References

  • Joseph Bosworth, edited by T. Northcote Toller, An Anglo-Saxon Dictionary, Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1882
  • T. Northcote Toller, An Anglo-Saxon Dictionary: Supplement, Oxford, Clarendon Press, 1921

Polish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ran/

Noun

ran f

  1. genitive plural of rana

Noun

ran n

  1. genitive plural of rano

Serbo-Croatian

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *ranъ (Russian ра́нний (ránnij), Polish rano).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /râːn/
  • Rhymes: -âːn

Adjective

rȃn (definite rȃnī, comparative rànijī, Cyrillic spelling ра̑н)

  1. early
  2. premature

Declension

Antonyms

  • (early): kȁsan

References

  • “ran” in Hrvatski jezični portal

Slovene

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *ranъ

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ráːn/

Adjective

rȃn (comparative ránejši, superlative nȁjránejši)

  1. early

Inflection

Further reading

  • ran”, in Slovarji Inštituta za slovenski jezik Frana Ramovša ZRC SAZU, portal Fran

Tok Pisin

Etymology

From English run.

Noun

ran

  1. To run

Ulau-Suain

Noun

ran

  1. water

References

  • Stephen Adolphe Wurm, New Guinea Area Languages and Language Study (1976)

Vietnamese

Pronunciation

  • (Hà Nội) IPA(key): [zaːn˧˧]
  • (Huế) IPA(key): [ʐaːŋ˧˧]
  • (Hồ Chí Minh City) IPA(key): [ɹaːŋ˧˧]

Verb

ran

  1. to resound; to spread widely

Welsh

Noun

ran

  1. Soft mutation of rhan.

Mutation


Welsh Romani

Noun

ran f

  1. rod, wand
  2. fishing rod

Derived terms

References

  • “ran” in Welsh Romani-English Dictionary, ROMLEX – the Romani Lexicon Project, 2000.

Source: wiktionary.org
  • a branch-like part of a structure.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)