The word anagram is an anagram

anagram

A anagram is a (usually meaningful) word that is created by rearranging the individual letters of another word. All letters must also be used in the new word. A sentence or an even longer text passage can also be expanded anagrammed become.

Historically, the technology was used, among other things, to encrypt fonts. The Dutch researcher Christiaan Huygens published a description of Saturn's rings as early as the 17th century: Aaaaaaa Ccccc D Eeeee G H Iiiiiii Llll Mm Nnnnnnnnn Oooo Pp Q Rr S Ttttt Uuuuu. Or correctly sorted: Annulo cingitur, tenui plano, nusquam cohaerente, ad eclipticam inclinato.

The German term is derived from the synonymous Greek anágramma from.

examples for Anagrams there are many in the German language. For example map / Crete / hangover / or atlas / salad. There are also numerous references in popular culture, for example in J.K. Rowling's "Harry Potter". In the book, the real name of the central antagonist is Tom Marvolo Riddle, a anagram to "I am Lord Voldemort".

pronunciation

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Phonetic transcription (IPA):[anaˈɡʁam]

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