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Yes. The word velar is a Scrabble US word. The word velar is worth 8 points in Scrabble:

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Yes. The word velar is a Scrabble UK word and has 8 points:

V4E1L1A1R1

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Valid words made from Velar

You can make 40 words from 'velar' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


5 letters words from 'velar'

LAVER 8RAVEL 8
VELAR 8 

4 letters words from 'velar'

ARLE 4AVEL 7
AVER 7EARL 4
LAER 4LARE 4
LAVE 7LEAR 4
LEVA 7RALE 4
RAVE 7REAL 4
VALE 7VARE 7
VEAL 7VELA 7
VERA 7 

3 letters words from 'velar'

ALE 3ARE 3
AVE 6EAR 3
ERA 3LAR 3
LAV 6LEA 3
LEV 6REV 6
VAE 6VAR 6

2 letters words from 'velar'

AE 2AL 2
AR 2EA 2
EL 2ER 2
LA 2RE 2

All 5 letters words made out of velar

velar evlar vlear lvear elvar levar vealr evalr vaelr avelr eavlr aevlr vlaer lvaer valer avler laver alver elavr leavr ealvr aelvr laevr alevr velra evlra vlera lvera elvra levra verla evrla vrela rvela ervla revla vlrea lvrea vrlea rvlea lrvea rlvea elrva lerva erlva relva lreva rleva vearl evarl vaerl averl eavrl aevrl veral evral vreal rveal erval reval varel avrel vrael rvael arvel ravel earvl aervl eravl reavl arevl raevl vlare lvare valre avlre lavre alvre vlrae lvrae vrlae rvlae lrvae rlvae varle avrle vrale rvale arvle ravle larve alrve lrave rlave arlve ralve elarv learv ealrv aelrv laerv alerv elrav lerav erlav relav lreav rleav earlv aerlv eralv realv arelv raelv larev alrev lraev rlaev arlev ralev

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

Definitions and meaning of velar

velar

Etymology

Borrowed from Latin vēlāris, from vēlum (sail; veil, awning)

Pronunciation

  • (US) enPR: vē'lər, vā'lər, IPA(key): /ˈviːlɚ/, /ˈveɪlɚ/
  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈviːlə/, /ˈveɪlə/
  • Hyphenation: ve‧lar

Adjective

velar

  1. (phonetics) Articulated at the velum or soft palate.
  2. (mycology) Referring to a veil.

Related terms

  • velic

Translations

Noun

velar (plural velars)

  1. (phonetics) a sound articulated at the soft palate

Translations

Further reading

  • Velar consonant on Wikipedia.Wikipedia

Anagrams

  • arvel, larve, laver, ravel, reval

Danish

Noun

velar c (singular definite velaren, plural indefinite velarer)

  1. velar

Declension

Further reading

  • “velar” in Den Danske Ordbog

German

Etymology

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /veˈlaːɐ̯/
  • Hyphenation: ve‧lar

Adjective

velar (not comparable)

  1. velar

Declension

Derived terms

  • Velar

Further reading

  • velar in Duden online

Piedmontese

Adjective

velar

  1. velar

Portuguese

Pronunciation

  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /veˈla(ʁ)/
  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /vɨˈlaɾ/
  • Hyphenation: ve‧lar

Etymology 1

Borrowed from Latin vēlāris, corresponding to velo (velum) +‎ -ar.

Adjective

velar m or f (plural velares, comparable)

  1. (phonetics) velar (articulated at the soft palate)

Noun

velar f (plural velares)

  1. (phonetics) velar (a consonant articulated at the soft palate)

Etymology 2

From Latin vēlāre, present active infinitive of vēlō.

Verb

velar (first-person singular present indicative velo, past participle velado)

  1. to veil (cover with a veil)
  2. to veil; to conceal; to hide
    Synonyms: esconder, ocultar
  3. to damage photographic film due to excessive light
    Synonym: queimar
Conjugation
Derived terms
  • velado

Etymology 3

From Old Portuguese [Term?], from Latin vigilāre, present active infinitive of vigilō. Confer with its doublets vigiar and vigilar.

Verb

velar (first-person singular present indicative velo, past participle velado)

  1. to keep a vigil (overnight watch over a deceased or dying person)
  2. to protect; to defend (especially something abstract, such as reputation)
    Synonyms: defender, proteger, zelar
Conjugation

Derived terms

  • velório

Serbo-Croatian

Noun

vèlār m (Cyrillic spelling вѐла̄р)

  1. a velar
    Synonyms: jedrènīk, mekonepčanik, stražnjonepčanik

Declension


Spanish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /beˈlaɾ/
  • Hyphenation: ve‧lar

Etymology 1

Borrowed from Latin vēlāris, from vēlum.

Adjective

velar (plural velares)

  1. velar

Etymology 2

From Old Spanish velar, from velo, or from Latin vēlāre, present active infinitive of vēlō, from vēlum.

Verb

velar (first-person singular present velo, first-person singular preterite velé, past participle velado)

  1. to veil
  2. (information) to conceal, cover, hide
  3. (photography) to fog
Conjugation
Derived terms
Related terms

Etymology 3

From Old Spanish, from Latin vigilāre, present active infinitive of vigilō. Compare the borrowed doublet vigilar.

Verb

velar (first-person singular present velo, first-person singular preterite velé, past participle velado)

  1. to watch, guard
  2. to be vigilant
  3. to ensure, to see to, to guarantee (+ por)
  4. to look after, to look out for, to watch over, to monitor (+ por)
  5. to sit up (with an ill person)
  6. to keep vigil (over a dead person)
  7. (intransitive) to stay awake
  8. (reflexive) to be ensured (+ por)
Conjugation

same as other etymology verb

Related terms

See also


Swedish

Etymology 1

From Latin vēlāris, from vēlum.

Adjective

velar (comparative velarare, superlative velarast)

  1. (phonetics) velar

Etymology 2

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb

velar

  1. present tense of vela.

Anagrams

  • alver, levar

Source: wiktionary.org
  • VELUM, (Latin) a thin membranous covering or partition.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)