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Yes. The word aua is a Scrabble US word. The word aua is worth 3 points in Scrabble:

A1U1A1

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Yes. The word aua is a Scrabble UK word and has 3 points:

A1U1A1

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3 letters words from 'aua'

AUA 3 

2 letters words from 'aua'

AA 2 

All 3 letters words made out of aua

aua uaa aau aau uaa aua

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Definitions and meaning of aua

aua

Etymology

Borrowed from Maori aua.

Noun

aua (plural aua)

  1. (New Zealand) Aldrichetta forsteri, a mullet of the family Mugilidae.
    • 1855, Richard Taylor, Te Ika a Maui: Or, New Zealand and Its Inhabitants (page 133)
      When the eyes of those who fish for eels are closed, the eyes of those who fish for the aua are open.
    • 1872, Frederick Wollaston Hutton, Sir James Hector, Fishes of New Zealand: Catalogue with Diagnoses of the Species
      The Picton Herring, a dried fish commonly known throughout the colony, is the Aua preserved by smoking.

Anagrams

  • A.A.U., AAU

Annobonese

Etymology

From Portuguese água (water).

Noun

aua

  1. water
    • 1957, Rvd. P. Natalio Barrena, Gramatica Annobonesa, Instituto de Estudios Africanos, page 43:
      bo da mi ja d’ aua;
      give me some water;

Aromanian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [aˈwa]

Adverb

aua

  1. Alternative form of aoa

Chuukese

Pronoun

aua

  1. we (exclusive)

Adjective

aua

  1. we are (exclusive)

Related terms



Fijian

Noun

aua

  1. hour

German

Interjection

aua

  1. ouch (expression of one's own physical pain)

Synonyms

  • autsch, au

Further reading

  • “aua” in Duden online

Gilbertese

Numeral

aua

  1. four

Maori

Noun

aua

  1. herring

Norwegian Nynorsk

Etymology 1

From the interjection au!.

Alternative forms

  • aue (e and split infinitives)

Verb

aua (present tense auar, past tense aua, past participle aua, passive infinitive auast, present participle auande, imperative au)

  1. (intransitive) to say ouch!, to wail

Etymology 2

Noun

aua n (definite singular aua, indefinite plural auer, definite plural auene)

  1. Eye dialect spelling of auga.

References

  • “aua” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.

Romansch

Alternative forms

  • (Surmiran) ava
  • (Puter) ova

Etymology

From Latin aqua, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ekʷeh₂.

Noun

aua f

  1. (Rumantsch Grischun, Sursilvan, Sutsilvan, Puter) water

Derived terms

  • aua da baiver, aua da beiber, aua da bever
  • aua minerala
  • aua da spina, aua da tgiern, aua da la spegna

Swahili

Pronunciation

Verb

-aua (infinitive kuaua)

  1. to survey, examine, trace out

Conjugation

Derived terms

  • Verbal derivations:
    • Causative: -ausha, -auza
    • Passive: -auliwa

Tok Pisin

Etymology

From English hour.

Noun

aua

  1. hour

Usage notes

Also used to mark the counting of time. See kilok.


Source: wiktionary.org
  • (Maori) the yellow-eye mullet.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)