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4 letters words from 'zori'

ZORI 13 

3 letters words from 'zori'

RIZ 12 

2 letters words from 'zori'

IO 2OI 2
OR 2ZO 11

All 4 letters words made out of zori

zori ozri zroi rzoi orzi rozi zoir ozir zior izor oizr iozr zrio rzio ziro izro rizo irzo oriz roiz oirz iorz rioz iroz

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

Definitions and meaning of zori



From Japanese 草履 (zōri).


  • IPA(key): /ˈzɔːɹi/
  • (without the horsehoarse merger) IPA(key): /ˈzoəɹi/


zori (plural zori or zoris)

  1. A Japanese sandal made from rice straw or lacquered wood, worn with a kimono for formal occasions.
    • 1983 July, Tony Annesi, Dogu: Tools For the Way, Black Belt, page 70,
      Zori should be left at the edge of the training area so they can easily be stepped into. In Western dojo, this is sometimes impractical, but zori should at least be put on as soon as possible after leaving the training area.
    • 1984, Morgan Yamanaka, Morgan Yamanaka: Tule Lake, John Tateishi (editor), And Justice for All: An Oral History of the Japanese American Detention Camps, page 117,
      [] and they had a machine gun aimed at us, and we stood in the snow for three, four, five hours in our underwear and zoris.
    • 1997, Arthur Golden, Memoirs of a Geisha, 1998, Vintage, p. 25:
      She took a while getting her crooked feet into her zori, but finally turned toward Mr. Tanaka and gave him a look he seemed to understand at once, because he left the room, closing the door behind him.
    • 2008, Roy Inman, The Judo Handbook, page 14,
      Traditionally, zori are worn to and from the place of practice. Zori are similar to flip-flops and used to be made from straw.
  2. (regional, especially Southeast US) A sandal, usually of rubber, secured to the foot by two straps mounted between the big toe and its neighbour, a flip-flop


  • (an item of footwear): see list in flip-flop

See also

  • zōri
  • geta (clogs)


  • Rizo



From Proto-Basque *zoli (bird).



  1. mature, ripe



  1. luck, chance, fate, fortune


See also

  • adur



From Proto-Slavic *zorja. See also zare. Compare Bulgarian зора (zora), Serbo-Croatian zora.


  • IPA(key): /ˈzorʲ/


zori m pl (plural only)

  1. daybreak, dawn

See also

  • auroră f
  • răsărit n
  • alba f



zori (Cyrillic spelling зори)

  1. dative/locative singular of zora




  1. inflection of zora:
    1. dative/locative singular
    2. nominative/accusative dual



  1. third-person singular present of zoreti

Torres Strait Creole



  1. (western dialect) cicada


  • Shnukal, Anna. (1994) 'Torres Strait Creole' in Macquarie Aboriginal Words, p. 388.

Source: wiktionary.org
  • ZORBING, a recreational activity, rolling downhill inside a large ball.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)