proa

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Malay perahu.

Noun[edit]

proa ‎(plural proas)

  1. (nautical) 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.

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Asturian[edit]

Noun[edit]

proa f ‎(plural proes)

  1. Alternative form of proba

Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin prora, from Ancient Greek πρῷρα ‎(prōîra).

Noun[edit]

proa f ‎(plural proes)

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

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French[edit]

Noun[edit]

proa m ‎(plural proas)

  1. Alternative spelling of prao

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin prora, from Ancient Greek πρῷρα ‎(prōîra).

Noun[edit]

proa f ‎(plural proas)

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

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Ladin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin proba.

Noun[edit]

proa f ‎(plural [please provide])

  1. test, experiment
  2. proof

Portuguese[edit]

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proa

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

proa f (plural proas)

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

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Spanish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

proa f ‎(plural proas)

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

Antonyms[edit]