Fra in Scrabble Dictionary

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Is fra a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word fra is a Scrabble US word. The word fra is worth 6 points in Scrabble:

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Is fra a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word fra is a Scrabble UK word and has 6 points:

F4R1A1

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Valid words made from Fra

You can make 5 words from 'fra' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


3 letters words from 'fra'

ARF 6FAR 6
FRA 6 

2 letters words from 'fra'

AR 2FA 5

All 3 letters words made out of fra

fra rfa far afr raf arf

Note: these 'words' (valid or invalid) are all the permutations of the word fra. These words are obtained by scrambling the letters in fra.

Definitions and meaning of fra

fra

Etymology 1

From Italian frate. See friar.

Noun

fra

  1. brother; a title of a monk or friar
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Longfellow to this entry?)

Etymology 2

Adverb

fra (not comparable)

  1. Archaic form of fro.

Anagrams

  • 'arf, AFR, AFr., ARF, Afr., FAR, RAF, RFA, arf, far

Abinomn

Noun

fra

  1. eagle

Catalan

Etymology

Shortening of frare

Noun

fra m (plural fres)

  1. brother

Danish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /fra/, [fʁ̥ɑ]
  • Rhymes: -aːˀr

Preposition

fra

  1. from

Istriot

Etymology

From Latin frāter.

Noun

fra m

  1. brother

Italian

Etymology 1

From Latin infra, which stems from Latin inferus.

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -a

Preposition

fra

  1. between
  2. among
  3. in (expression of time)

Usage notes

There is no difference between tra and fra, but tra is often preferred before words starting with “fr” whereas fra is used before words starting with “tr”:

Synonyms

  • tra

Derived terms

  • fra poco
  • frattanto

References

Anagrams

  • far

Etymology 2

Clipping of fratello

Noun

fra m (plural fri)

  1. (slang) bro, brother

Ligurian

Etymology

From Latin infrā.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /fra/

Preposition

fra

  1. between
  2. among
  3. in (expression of time)

Synonyms

  • tra

Middle English

Preposition

fra

  1. from

Norwegian Bokmål

Etymology

From Old Norse frá

Preposition

fra

  1. from

Derived terms

See also

  • frå (Nynorsk)

References

  • “fra” in The Bokmål Dictionary.

Old Saxon

Alternative forms

  • frō

Etymology

From Proto-Germanic *frawaz, whence also Old Norse frár (swift).

Adjective

frā

  1. glad

Declension


Descendants

  • Middle Low German: vrô
    • Plautdietsch: froo
    • Danish: fro

Source: wiktionary.org
  • (Italian) brother.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)