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

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4 letters words from 'puri'

PUIR 6PURI 6

3 letters words from 'puri'

PIR 5PIU 5
PUR 5RIP 5
URP 5 

2 letters words from 'puri'

PI 4UP 4
UR 2 

All 4 letters words made out of puri

puri upri prui rpui urpi rupi puir upir piur ipur uipr iupr priu rpiu piru ipru ripu irpu urip ruip uirp iurp riup irup

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

Definitions and meaning of puri

puri

Alternative forms

  • poori, puree

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈpʊəɹi/
  • Rhymes: -uːri

Etymology 1

From Hindi पूरी (pūrī), a kind of pancake

Noun

puri (countable and uncountable, plural puris)

  1. A type of unleavened bread from India and Pakistan, usually deep-fried.

Etymology 2

From Balinese puri, from Old Javanese purī (palace, royal residence).

Noun

puri (plural puris)

  1. In Bali and other parts of Indonesia, a palace, or other residence of a member of the royal family or ruling class.

Anagrams

  • Piru, rupi

Balinese

Etymology

From Old Javanese purī, from Sanskrit पुर (pura). Doublet of pura.

Noun

puri (ᬧᬸᬭᬶ)

  1. palace, royal residence

Descendants

  • Indonesian: puri

Estonian

Etymology

From Proto-Finnic *purjeh, from Proto-Germanic *buriz (favourable wind). Cognate to Finnish purje. A Baltic origin is also possible; compare Lithuanian burė.

Noun

puri (genitive purje, partitive purje)

  1. sail

Inflection


Finnish

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -uri

Verb

puri

  1. Third-person singular indicative past form of purra.

Anagrams

  • piru, rupi

Indonesian

Etymology

  • From Malay puri, from Sanskrit पुर (pura). Doublet of pura.
  • Semantic loan from Javanese puri (ꦥꦸꦫꦶ, palace) and Balinese puri (ᬧᬸᬭᬶ, palace, temple).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /pu.ri/
  • Hyphenation: pu‧ri

Noun

puri (first-person possessive puriku, second-person possessive purimu, third-person possessive purinya)

  1. castle (fortified building)
    Synonyms: benteng, kastel
  2. palace, royal residence
    Synonyms: istana, keraton
  3. residential section of a palace
  4. (dialect) temple (Bali)
    Synonym: pura

Compounds

Further reading

  • “puri” in Kamus Besar Bahasa Indonesia (KBBI) Daring, Jakarta: Badan Pengembangan dan Pembinaan Bahasa, Kementerian Pendidikan dan Kebudayaan Republik Indonesia, 2016.

Italian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈpu.ri/

Adjective

puri

  1. masculine plural of puro

Anagrams

  • rupi

Javanese

Etymology

From Old Javanese purī, from Sanskrit पुर (pura). Doublet of pura.

Noun

puri

  1. palace, royal residence

Alternative forms

  • ꦥꦸꦫꦶ

Descendants

  • Indonesian: puri

Latin

Noun

pūrī

  1. dative singular of pūs

Adjective

pūrī

  1. nominative masculine plural of pūrus
  2. genitive masculine singular of pūrus
  3. genitive neuter singular of pūrus
  4. vocative masculine plural of pūrus

Latvian

Noun

puri m

  1. (dialectal form) nominative plural form of purs
  2. (dialectal form) vocative plural form of purs

Malay

Etymology 1

From Sanskrit पुर (pura).

Noun

puri (plural puri-puri, informal 1st possessive puriku, impolite 2nd possessive purimu, 3rd possessive purinya)

  1. (obsolete) castle (fortified building)
    Synonyms: benteng, kota
  2. palace, royal residence
    Synonym: istana
  3. residential section of a palace

Descendants

  • Indonesian: puri

Etymology 2

From English puree, from French purée, from Old French puree; feminine past participle of verb purer (to make pure), from Late Latin purare (same sense) from Classical Latin purus (pure).

Noun

puri (plural puri-puri, informal 1st possessive puriku, impolite 2nd possessive purimu, 3rd possessive purinya)

  1. puree: a food that has been ground or crushed into a thick liquid.

Further reading

  • “puri” in Pusat Rujukan Persuratan Melayu | Malay Literary Reference Centre, Kuala Lumpur: Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka, 2017.

Old Javanese

Etymology

From Sanskrit पुर (pura). Doublet of pura.

Noun

purī

  1. castle (fortified building)
  2. palace, royal residence
  3. residential section of a palace
  4. town
  5. court
  6. capital
  7. kingdom

Descendants

  • Balinese: puri
    • Indonesian: puri
  • Javanese: puri
    • Indonesian: puri

Romani

Noun

puri

  1. Alternative form of pori



Source: wiktionary.org
  • (Hindi) in India, a small cake of unleavened bread fried in vegetable oil.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)