English Edit

Etymology Edit

From Portuguese praya, obsolete form of praia (beach).

Noun Edit

praya (plural prayas)

  1. A promenade or drive located beside the seashore in Hong Kong.
    • 1973, Tzu-nang Chiu, The Port of Hong Kong: A Survey of its Development, page 24:
      Elsewhere on the Island, facilities for the transport of goods were limited to landing piers and prayas for junks and lighters.

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Portuguese Edit

Noun Edit

praya f (plural prayas)

  1. Obsolete spelling of praia