Proa in Scrabble Dictionary

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Is proa a Scrabble word?

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

P3R1O1A1

Is proa a Scrabble UK word?

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

P3R1O1A1

Is proa a Words With Friends word?

Yes. The word proa is a Words With Friends word. The word proa is worth 7 points in Words With Friends (WWF):

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Valid words made from Proa

You can make 14 words from 'proa' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


4 letters words from 'proa'

PRAO 6PROA 6

3 letters words from 'proa'

APO 5OAR 3
ORA 3PAR 5
POA 5PRO 5
RAP 5 

2 letters words from 'proa'

AR 2OP 4
OR 2PA 4
PO 4 

All 4 letters words made out of proa

proa rpoa pora opra ropa orpa prao rpao paro apro rapo arpo poar opar paor apor oapr aopr roap orap raop arop oarp aorp

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

Definitions and meaning of proa

proa

Alternative forms

  • prau, prahu, perahu, prow

Etymology

From Malay perahu.

Noun

proa (plural proas)

  1. A sailing vessel found in the waters of Micronesia and Indonesia; it has a single, large outrigger and a triangular sail.
    • 1894, Ivan Dexter, Talmud: A Strange Narrative of Central Australia, published in serial form in Port Adelaide News and Lefevre's Peninsula Advertiser (SA), Chapter XXII, [1]
      I noticed that on the sea were numerous fantastically shaped canoes—or rather boats—like Malay proas, or the canoes used by many of the South Sea islanders.

Translations

Anagrams

  • Paro, prao, rapo, roap

Asturian

Noun

proa f (plural proes)

  1. Alternative form of proba

Catalan

Etymology

From Latin prōra, from Ancient Greek πρῷρα (prôira).

Noun

proa f (plural proes)

  1. prow, bow (front part of a ship)

Antonyms

  • popa

French

Noun

proa m (plural proas)

  1. Alternative spelling of prao

Further reading

  • “proa” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

Anagrams

  • prao

Galician

Etymology

From Latin prōra, from Ancient Greek πρῷρα (prôira).

Noun

proa f (plural proas)

  1. bow, prow (front of a boat or ship)

Antonyms

  • popa

Ladin

Etymology

From Latin proba.

Noun

proa f (plural [please provide])

  1. test, experiment
  2. proof

Occitan

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈpru.ɒ/

Noun

proa f (plural pruas)

  1. bow, prow

Antonyms

  • popa

Portuguese

Etymology

From Latin prōra, from Ancient Greek πρῷρα (prôira), related to pro (beginning, forward). Compare Spanish proa, French proue.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈproɐ/
  • Hyphenation: pro‧a

Noun

proa f (plural proas)

  1. bow, prow (front of a boat or ship)

Synonyms

  • vante

Antonyms

  • popa

Derived terms

  • aproar
  • figura de proa
  • proeiro

Sardinian

Verb

proa

  1. first-person singular present subjunctive of pròere

Spanish

Etymology

From prora, from Latin prōra, from Ancient Greek πρῷρα (prôira), from Proto-Indo-European *pro-, form of *por-.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈpɾoa/

Noun

proa f (plural proas)

  1. (nautical) bow, prow (front of a boat or ship)

Antonyms

  • popa

Derived terms

  • buena proa

Source: wiktionary.org
  • a swift Malaysian sailing vessel.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)