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4 letters words from 'mora'

MORA 6ROAM 6
ROMA 6 

3 letters words from 'mora'

ARM 5MAR 5
MOA 5MOR 5
OAR 3ORA 3
RAM 5ROM 5

2 letters words from 'mora'

AM 4AR 2
MA 4MO 4
OM 4OR 2

All 4 letters words made out of mora

mora omra mroa rmoa orma roma moar omar maor amor oamr aomr mrao rmao maro amro ramo armo oram roam oarm aorm raom arom

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

Definitions and meaning of mora

mora

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈmɔːɹə/
  • Rhymes: -ɔːɹə

Etymology 1

From Latin mora (duration of time, delay).

Noun

mora (plural morae or moras)

  1. (Scottish law) A delay in bringing a claim.
  2. (poetics) A unit used to measure lines and stanzas of poetry.
    • 1918, Elcanon Isaacs, “The Metrical Basis of Hebrew Poetry”, in The American Journal of Semitic Languages and Literatures, volume 35, page 22:
      In the quantitative meters in Sanskrit a heavy syllable is considered to be equal to two morae and a light syllable equivalent to one mora.
  3. (phonology) A unit of syllable weight used in phonology, by which stress, foot structure, or timing of utterance is determined in some languages (e.g. Japanese).

Derived terms

See also

  • syllable

Etymology 2

New Latin from a botanical name, perhaps from Tupi.

Noun

mora (plural moras)

  1. (botany) Any tree of the genus Mora of large South American trees.
    • 1904, W.H. Hudson, Green Mansions, A Romance of the Tropical Forest
      At length, somewhere about the centre of the wood, she led me to an immense mora tree, growing almost isolated, covering with its shade a large space of ground entirely free from undergrowth.

Etymology 3

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Noun

mora (plural moras)

  1. The common mora (Mora moro)
Synonyms
  • (common mora): ribaldo, goodly-eyed cod (US), googly-eyed cod (NZ)
Translations

Etymology 4

Noun

mora (uncountable)

  1. Alternative form of morra (finger-counting game)

Etymology 5

From the Ancient Greek μόρᾰ (móra).

Noun

mora (plural morai)

  1. (historical, military) An ancient Spartan military unit of about a sixth of the Spartan army, typically composed of hoplites.
Translations

Anagrams

  • Amor, Omar, Roma, moar, roam, roma

Cebuano

Pronunciation

  • Hyphenation: mo‧ra

Noun

mora

  1. vetiver (Chrysopogon zizanioides)

Finnish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈmorɑ/, [ˈmo̞rɑ]
  • Rhymes: -orɑ
  • Syllabification: mo‧ra

Etymology 1

From Latin mora.

Noun

mora

  1. (linguistics) mora
Declension

Etymology 2

Named after Swedish Mora in Sweden.

Noun

mora

  1. (colloquial) knife, hunting knife
Declension

Anagrams

  • armo

Guinea-Bissau Creole

Etymology

From Portuguese morar. Cognates with Kabuverdianu mora.

Verb

mora

  1. to live somewhere
  2. to reside

Italian

Etymology 1

From Vulgar Latin *mōra, from Latin mōrum, from Ancient Greek μόρον (móron).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈmɔ.ra/

Noun

mora f (plural more)

  1. mulberry (fruit); fruit of a plant of the genus Morus
    Synonyms: gelso, mora del gelso
  2. (by analogy) blackberry (fruit), and similar fruits such as loganberry; fruit of a plant of the genus Rubus
    Synonym: mora di rovo
  3. arrears
Related terms
  • moratorio
  • moro (blackberry tree)

Etymology 2

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb

mora (archaic)

  1. first/second/third-person singular present subjunctive of morire

Alternative forms

  • muoia (non-archaic)

Anagrams

  • amor, armo, armò, orma, ramo, ramò, Roma

Kabuverdianu

Etymology

From Portuguese morar.

Verb

mora

  1. to live somewhere
  2. to reside

References

  • Gonçalves, Manuel (2015) Capeverdean Creole-English dictionary, →ISBN

Latin

Etymology

From Proto-Indo-European *mere (to delay, hinder), from *(s)mer- (to fall into thinking, remember, care for). Some offer as cognates Latin memor, Ancient Greek μέρμηρα (mérmēra), μέριμνα (mérimna), μάρτυρ (mártur), μέλλειν (méllein).

Pronunciation

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈmo.ra/, [ˈmɔ.ra]
  • (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /ˈmo.ra/, [ˈmɔː.ra]

Noun

mora f (genitive morae); first declension

  1. delay, or any duration of time.

Declension

First-declension noun.

Derived terms

Descendants
  • Asturian: muera

References

  • mŏra¹ in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • mora in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • mora in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • mora in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
  • mora in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • mora in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin

Norwegian Bokmål

Alternative forms

  • moren

Noun

mora m or f

  1. definite feminine singular of mor

Norwegian Nynorsk

Noun

mora f

  1. definite singular of mor

Pali

Alternative forms

Etymology

From Sanskrit मयूर (mayūra).

Noun

mora m

  1. peacock

Declension


Piedmontese

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈmura/

Noun

mora f (plural more)

  1. mulberry

Portuguese

Etymology

From Latin mora (delay).

Pronunciation

  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /ˈmɔɾɐ/
  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /ˈmɔɾa/, /ˈmɔɾɐ/
  • Homophone: Mora

Noun

mora f (plural moras)

  1. a delay
    Synonyms: atraso, delonga, demora
  2. (law) a delay in the payment of a debt
  3. (law) a mulct for not paying a debt in time
  4. (phonology) mora (unit of syllable weight)

Related terms

Verb

mora

  1. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present indicative of morar
  2. second-person singular (tu, sometimes used with você) affirmative imperative of morar

Scots

Etymology

From Latin mora.

Noun

mora (plural morae)

  1. (Scottish law) A delay in bringing a claim.

Serbo-Croatian

Etymology 1

From Proto-Slavic *mor, *mora, from Proto-Indo-European *mor-t- (death). Cognate with Lithuanian mãras (plague, pestilence), Latin mors (death) and Sanskrit मर (mara, death, dying).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /môra/
  • Hyphenation: mo‧ra

Noun

mȍra f (Cyrillic spelling мо̏ра)

  1. nightmare
Declension

Etymology 2

From Latin mora (duration of time, delay).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /mǒːra/
  • Hyphenation: mo‧ra

Noun

móra f (Cyrillic spelling мо́ра)

  1. (phonology, poetics) mora
Declension

Etymology 3

From Italian morra.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /môːra/
  • Hyphenation: mo‧ra

Noun

mȏra f (Cyrillic spelling мо̑ра)

  1. morra (ancient game)
Declension

Noun

mora (Cyrillic spelling мора)

  1. inflection of more:
    1. genitive singular
    2. nominative/genitive/accusative/vocative plural

Slovak

Noun

mora

  1. genitive singular of more

Spanish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈmoɾa/
  • Hyphenation: mo‧ra

Etymology 1

From Vulgar Latin *mora, from Latin mōrum.

Noun

mora f (plural moras)

  1. a mulberry, a mulberry fruit
    • 2005, J. M. Arribas Castrillo and Emilio Vallina Álvarez, Hematología Clínica: Temas de Patología Médica ' (Clinical Hematology: Topics in Medical Pathology, Universidad de Oviedo, →ISBN, page 230:
      Es posible observar inclusiones lipoproteicas (cuerpos de Russell) o agregados en forma de mora (células de Mott).
      It is possible to observe inclusions of lipoprotein (Russell bodies) or aggregates in the shape of a mulberry (Mott cells).
    • 2009, Luis Alberto Moreno (Spanish translator), R. A. Cawson and E. W. Odell (English authors), Cawson Fundamentos de Medicina y Patología Oral, Octavo Edición (Cawson’s Essentials of Oral Pathology and Oral Medicine, Eighth Edition), Elsevier España, →ISBN, page 207:
      Los núcleos degenerativos distendidos de las células epiteliales forman un grupo que adquiere el aspecto de una mora.
      The distended degenerating nuclei of the epithelial cells cluster together to give the typical mulberry appearance.
Derived terms

Etymology 2

From Latin mora (delay).

Noun

mora f (plural moras)

  1. default (failure to meet an obligation on time)
  2. (phonology) mora (unit of syllable weight)

Etymology 3

From Latin maura (female Moor).

Noun

mora f (plural moras, masculine moro, masculine plural moros)

  1. feminine equivalent of moro

Etymology 4

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb

mora

  1. Informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of morar.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present indicative form of morar.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of morar.

Anagrams

  • amor, maro, Omar, ramo, roma, Roma

Further reading

  • “mora” in Diccionario de la lengua española, Vigésima tercera edición, Real Academia Española, 2014.

References


Source: wiktionary.org
  • a unit of metrical time in prosody.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)