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


4 letters words from 'orra'

ORRA 4ROAR 4

3 letters words from 'orra'

OAR 3ORA 3

2 letters words from 'orra'

AR 2OR 2

All 4 letters words made out of orra

orra rora orra rora rroa rroa orar roar oarr aorr raor aror orar roar oarr aorr raor aror rrao rrao raro arro raro arro

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Definitions and meaning of orra

orra

Etymology

Probably originally a reduced form of over + all.

Adjective

orra (comparative more orra, superlative most orra)

  1. (now Scotland) Superfluous; odd, unmatched, left over.
  2. (now Scotland) Of people: idle, unemployed, disreputable. [from 16th c.]
    • 1932, Lewis Grassic Gibbon, Sunset Song, Polygon 2006 (A Scots Quair), p. 16:
      But the bothy billies, the ploughmen and the orra men of the Mains, they'd never care for gentry except to mock at them []

Anagrams

  • Raro, roar

Hungarian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ ˈorːɒ], [ ˈoːrɒ]
  • Hyphenation: or‧ra

Etymology 1

orr (nose) +‎ -a (possessive suffix)

Noun

orra

  1. third-person singular single-possession possessive of orr
Declension
Derived terms
  • borsot tör az orra alá

Etymology 2

orr (nose) +‎ -ra (case suffix)

Noun

orra

  1. sublative singular of orr
Derived terms
  • orra bukik

Irish

Pronoun

orra (emphatic orrasan)

  1. Alternative form of orthu

Italian

Verb

orra

  1. third-person singular present indicative of orrare
  2. second-person singular imperative of orrare

Scottish Gaelic

Etymology 1

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Noun

orra f (plural orrachan)

  1. amulet, enchantment
  2. a charm to effect something wonderful
Related terms

Etymology 2

Pronoun

orra (emphatic orrasan)

  1. third-person plural of air: on them
Related terms
  • air
  • iad

See also

  • prepositional pronoun

Mutation

Further reading

  • “orra” in Edward Dwelly, Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan/The Illustrated [Scottish] Gaelic–English Dictionary, 10th edition, Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, 1911, →ISBN.
  • A Pronouncing and Etymological Dictionary of the Gaelic Language (John Grant, Edinburgh, 1925, Compiled by Malcolm MacLennan)

Source: wiktionary.org
  • (Scots) odd, not matched.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)