The word ankus is a valid scrabble word

2 short excerpts of WikWik.org (WikWik is an online database of words defined in the English, French, Spanish, Italian, and other Wiktionnaries.)

  • ankus  n. The hooked goad that is used in India to control elephants.
  • (In French) ankus  n.m. (Élevage) En Inde, croc en métal utilisé par les cornacs…

16 valid words from 2 definitions

CONTROL CROC ELEPHANTS EN GOAD HOOKED IN IS LES METAL PAR THAT THE TO USED UTILISE

4 invalid words from 2 definitions

CORNACS ELEVAGE INDE INDIA

2 words-in-word (Words found as is inside the word.)

AN US

2 words-in-word RTL (Words found written from right to left, inside the word.)

NA SUK

2 cousins (New words found by changing only one letter.)

ANKHS ONKUS

One lipogram (New word found when removing only one letter.)

ANUS

3 suffixes (New words found by adding one or more letters at the end of the word.)

ANKUSH ANKUSES ANKUSHES

7 anagrams plus one (New words formed with all the letters from the word plus a letter.)

+H ANKUSH
+I NIKAUS
+L KULANS
+M UNMASK
+P PUNKAS
+R KNAURS
+Z KANZUS

7 anagrams minus one (New words formed with all the letters from the word minus a letter.)

-A SUNK
-K ANUS
-N AUKS SKUA
-S KUNA
-U KANS SANK

Scrabble scoring

  • 9 points.

Probability in scrabble (Probability to draw 7 letters at the beginning of the game to build the word.)

  • Joker allowed, 1 in 747 chance (0.13%).
  • Joker not allowed, 1 in 4149 chance (0.02%).

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Categories without words

  • No anagrams (Word found by changing the order of the letters.)
  • No epentheses (Word found when adding only one letter.)
  • Not found in the middle (Word found by adding letters in front and at the end of the word.)
  • No prefixes (Word found by adding one or more letters in front of the word.)

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