Unsure what a palindrome is? Then you’re in the right place, learn everything you need to know about palindromes here with this list of palindromes for kids.
What is a palindrome?
A palindrome is a word, name, phrase, or sequence of numbers that is spelled the same frontwards and backward.
The word palindrome comes from the Greek word palin meaning “again (of time)” and dromos meaning way, or direction (of place).
There are many phrases, words, names, places, and numbers that are palindromes.
|Glenelg||Suburb located in South Australia|
|Kanakanak||Neighborhood located in Dillingham Alaska|
|Kinikinik||Small community located in Western Larimer County Colorado|
|Navan||Town located in Meath, Ireland|
|Neuquen||City located in Argentina|
|Ward Draw||Located in Lawrence County South Dakota|
|Phrase or Multi-word|
|I did, did I|
|Was it a car or a cat I saw|
|Never odd or even|
|Borrow or rob|
There are many sequences of numbers that are palindromic. Any phrase of numbers that are the same when written from back to front or front to back are palindromic.
Palindromic primes are prime numbers (a number greater than 1 that only has a multiple of 1 and itself) that are also palindromic
|Palindromic Prime Numbers|