The word ell is a valid scrabble word

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

  • ell  n. (historical) A measure for cloth. An English ell equals 1.25 yards, whereas a Scottish ell measures…
  • ell  n. The name of the Latin-script letter L/l.
  • ell  n. An extension usually at right angles to one end of a building.

25 valid words from 3 definitions

AN ANGLES AT BUILDING CLOTH ELL END ENGLISH EQUALS EXTENSION FOR HISTORICAL LETTER MEASURE MEASURES NAME OF ONE RIGHT SCRIPT THE TO USUALLY WHEREAS YARDS

2 invalid words from 3 definitions

LATIN SCOTTISH

One word in word (Word found as is inside the word.)

EL

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

ALL EEL ELD ELF ELK ELM ELS ELT ILL

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

EL

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

ELLS ELLOPS ELLAGIC ELLIPSE ELLWAND ELLIPSES ELLIPSIS ELLIPTIC ELLOPSES ELLWANDS ELLIPSOID ELLIPSOIDS ELLIPTICAL ELLIPSOIDAL ELLIPTICALS ELLIPTICITY ELLIPSOGRAPH ELLIPTICALLY ELLIPSOGRAPHS ELLIPTICITIES ELLIPTICALNESS

2479 times in the middle (New words found by adding letters in front and at the end of the word.)

BELLE BELLS BELLY CELLA CELLI CELLO CELLS DELLS DELLY FELLA FELLS FELLY GELLY HELLO HELLS JELLO JELLS JELLY KELLS KELLY MELLS NELLY PELLS SELLA SELLE SELLS TELLS TELLY VELLS WELLS WELLY YELLS BELLED BELLES BELLOW CELLAE CELLAR CELLED CELLOS DUELLI DUELLO DWELLS FELLAH FELLAS FELLED FELLER FELLOE FELLOW GELLED HELLED + 2429 words

144 prefixes (New words found by adding one or more letters in front of the word.)

BELL CELL DELL FELL HELL JELL KELL MELL PELL SELL TELL VELL WELL YELL DWELL KNELL KVELL QUELL SHELL SKELL SMELL SNELL SPELL STELL SWELL BEDELL BEFELL EISELL FAVELL LOZELL MERELL MICELL NEWELL REFELL RESELL RETELL SORELL UNSELL UNWELL UPWELL AINSELL BARBELL BORRELL BURRELL CARRELL COWBELL DRYWELL ENSHELL FANNELL INDWELL + 94 words

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

+A LEAL
+B BELL
+C CELL
+D DELL
+F FELL
+H HELL
+J JELL
+K KELL
+M MELL
+P PELL
+S ELLS SELL
+T TELL
+V VELL
+W WELL
+Y YELL

One anagram minus one (New word formed with all the letters from the word minus a letter.)

-L EL

Scrabble scoring

  • 3 points.

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

  • Joker allowed, 1 in 23.6 chance (4.24%).
  • Joker not allowed, 1 in 64.2 chance (1.56%).

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  • No words-in-word RTL (Word found written from right to left, inside the word.)
  • No anagrams (Word found by changing the order of the letters.)
  • No epentheses (Word found when adding only one letter.)

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