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anagram definition

Overview

This page has 9 definitions of anagram with English translations in 8 languages. Anagram is a noun and verb. Also define these 8 related words and terms: word, phrase, rearrange, letter, alphagram, palindrome, anagram, and letterkeer.

For anagrams in Wiktionary, see Dictionary:Anagrams

English anagram definition

Alternative forms

Etymology

Late 16th century, from French anagramme, formed on Greek ἀνά (aná, up, back) + γράμμα (grámma, letter). Analyzable as ana- (up, back) +‎ -gram (letter)

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈæ.nə.ɡɹæm/, enPR: ăʹnəgrăm
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: ana‧gram

Noun

Examples

anagram (plural anagrams)

  1. (of words) A word or phrase that is created by rearranging the letters of another word or phrase.
    Coordinate terms: alphagram, palindrome
    • Word definition

      The smallest unit of language that has a particular meaning and can be expressed by itself; the smallest discrete, meaningful unit of language.

      1. The smallest discrete unit of spoken language with a particular meaning, composed of one or more phonemes and one or more morphemes
      2. The smallest discrete unit of written language with a particular meaning, composed of one or more letters or symbols and one or more morphemes
      3. A discrete, meaningful unit of language approved by an authority or native speaker (compare non-word).
      (1 of 21 word definitions)

Derived terms

Translations

Verb

anagram (third-person singular simple present anagrams, present participle anagramming, simple past and past participle anagrammed)

  1. To form anagrams.

Further reading

Anagrams


Czech anagram definition

Etymology

From French anagramme.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈanaɡram]
  • Hyphenation: ana‧gram

Noun

anagram m inan

  1. anagram

Declension

Synonyms


Danish anagram definition

Noun

anagram n (singular definite anagrammet, plural indefinite anagrammer)

  1. anagram

Declension

References


Dutch anagram definition

Etymology

Borrowed from French anagramme.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˌaː.naːˈɣrɑm/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: ana‧gram

Noun

anagram n (plural anagrammen, diminutive anagrammetje n)

  1. anagram
    Synonym: letterkeer
    • Letterkeer definition
      anagram

Irish anagram definition

Etymology

From French anagramme, from Ancient Greek ἀνά (aná, up, back) + γράμμα (grámma, letter).

Noun

anagram m (genitive singular anagraim, nominative plural anagraim)

  1. anagram

Declension

Mutation

Irish mutation
Radical Eclipsis with h-prothesis with t-prothesis
anagram n-anagram hanagram t-anagram
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading


Polish anagram definition

Pronunciation

Noun

anagram m inan

  1. anagram

Declension

Further reading

  • anagram in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Serbo-Croatian anagram definition

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /anǎɡram/
  • Hyphenation: a‧na‧gram

Noun

anàgram m (Cyrillic spelling ана̀грам)

  1. anagram

Declension


Swedish anagram definition

Etymology

ana- +‎ -gram

Noun

anagram n

  1. anagram

Declension

Declension of anagram 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative anagram anagrammet anagram anagrammen
Genitive anagrams anagrammets anagrams anagrammens

Anagrams