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Is koa a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word koa is a Scrabble US word. The word koa is worth 7 points in Scrabble:

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Yes. The word koa is a Scrabble UK word and has 7 points:

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You can make 6 words from 'koa' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


3 letters words from 'koa'

KOA 7OAK 7
OKA 7 

2 letters words from 'koa'

KA 6KO 6
OK 6 

All 3 letters words made out of koa

koa oka kao ako oak aok

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Definitions and meaning of koa

koa

Etymology

Borrowed from Hawaiian koa.

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /kəʊə/

Noun

koa (plural koas or koa)

  1. Acacia koa, a species of large tree in the family Fabaceae which is endemic to and common on the islands of Hawaii; or the wood of this tree.
    • 2004, Richard Fortey, The Earth, Folio Society 2011, p. 59:
      As you get higher, native vegetation takes over, so a prospect might be framed by the dangling leaves of the beautiful koa tree, each leaf a gently curved, trembling sickle.
    • 2012, Julia Flynn Siler, Lost Kingdom, Grove Press, p. 122:
      At her funeral, Likelike's body was placed in a polished koa coffin, adorned with sprays of gardenia […].

See also

  • koa on Wikipedia.Wikipedia

Anagrams

  • A-OK, AOK, Kao, OAK, Oka, oak, oka

Ajië

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [koa]

Noun

koa

  1. rain

References

  • Leenhardt, M. (1935) Vocabulaire et grammaire de la langue Houaïlou, Institut d'ethnologie. Cited in: "Houaïlou" in Greenhill, S.J., Blust, R., & Gray, R.D. (2008). The Austronesian Basic Vocabulary Database: From Bioinformatics to Lexomics. Evolutionary Bioinformatics, 4:271-283.
  • Leenhardt, M. (1946) Langues et dialectes de l'Austro-Mèlanèsie. Cited in: "Ajiø" in Greenhill, S.J., Blust, R., & Gray, R.D. (2008). The Austronesian Basic Vocabulary Database: From Bioinformatics to Lexomics. Evolutionary Bioinformatics, 4:271-283.

Bola

Noun

koa

  1. grasshopper

References

  • Brent Wiebe, Bola (Bola-Bakovi) Language Organized Phonology Data, p. 3

Hawaiian

Etymology 1

From Proto-Polynesian *toa (compare Maori toa), from Proto-Oceanic *toRas, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *teRas (compare Indonesian teras (heart, pith (of wood))).

Noun

koa

  1. warrior
  2. koa (tree)

Etymology 2

From Proto-Polynesian *toqa (compare Maori toa (brave)).

Verb

koa

  1. (stative) to be brave, military
Derived terms
  • Kekoa

Source: wiktionary.org
  • a Hawaiian acacia tree.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)