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Is tuan a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word tuan is a Scrabble US word. The word tuan is worth 4 points in Scrabble:

T1U1A1N1

Is tuan a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word tuan is a Scrabble UK word and has 4 points:

T1U1A1N1

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Valid words made from Tuan

You can make 17 words from 'tuan' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.

4 letters words from 'tuan'

AUNT 4TUAN 4
TUNA 4 

3 letters words from 'tuan'

ANT 3NAT 3
NUT 3TAN 3
TAU 3TUN 3
UTA 3 

2 letters words from 'tuan'

AN 2AT 2
NA 2NU 2
TA 2UN 2
UT 2 

All 4 letters words made out of tuan

tuan utan taun atun uatn autn tuna utna tnua ntua unta nuta tanu atnu tnau ntau antu natu uant aunt unat nuat anut naut

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Definitions and meaning of tuan

tuan

Noun

tuan (plural tuans)

  1. The brush-tailed phascogale, Phascogale tapoatafa.

Anagrams

  • -naut, Tuna, aunt, naut., tuna

Bavarian

Etymology

From Middle High German tuon, from Old High German tuon, from Proto-West Germanic *dōn. Cognates include German tun and Luxembourgish doen.

Pronunciation

  • (Vienna) IPA(key): /ˈtua̯n/
  • Hyphenation: tuan

Verb

tuan

  1. (Vienna, transitive) to do

References

  • Maria Hornung; Sigmar Grüner (2002), “duan”, in Wörterbuch der Wiener Mundart, 2nd edition, ÖBV & HPT
  • Petr Šubrt (2010) Wiener dialekt (master thesis), Masaryk University, page 89

Indonesian

Etymology

From Malay tuan, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *qatuan (deity). Doublet of tuhan.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈtuan]
  • Hyphenation: tu‧an

Noun

tuan (plural tuan-tuan, first-person possessive tuanku, second-person possessive tuanmu, third-person possessive tuannya)

  1. master, lord.
    1. someone who has control over something or someone.
      Antonyms: hamba, abdi, budak
    2. someone who employs others.
      Synonyms: kepala, majikan, pemilik
  2. mister (title of adult male)

Pronoun

tuan

  1. (formal) second person personal pronoun

Affixed terms

Compounds

Further reading

  • “tuan” in Kamus Besar Bahasa Indonesia (KBBI) Daring, Jakarta: Badan Pengembangan dan Pembinaan Bahasa, Kementerian Pendidikan dan Kebudayaan Republik Indonesia, 2016.

Malay

Etymology

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *qatuan (deity). Doublet of tuhan.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /tuan/
  • Rhymes: -uan, -wan, -an

Noun

tuan (Jawi spelling توان‎, plural tuan-tuan, informal 1st possessive tuanku, impolite 2nd possessive tuanmu, 3rd possessive tuannya)

  1. master, lord
  2. mister (title of adult male)
    Synonym: encik

Derived terms

Descendants

  • Indonesian: tuan
  • Min Nan: (toān, master, mister)

References

  • "tuan" in Kamus Dewan, Fourth Edition, Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka, →ISBN, 2005.
  • “tuan” in Pusat Rujukan Persuratan Melayu | Malay Literary Reference Centre, Kuala Lumpur: Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka, 2017.

Mandarin

Romanization

tuan

  1. Nonstandard spelling of tuān.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of tuán.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of tuǎn.
  4. Nonstandard spelling of tuàn.

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.

Tetum

Etymology

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *(ma-)tuqah, compare Malay tua.

Adjective

tuan

  1. old (of things)

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  • TSUTSUGAMUSHI, (Japanese) any of various rickettsial disease, including scrub typhus.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)