See also: próba, probá, and probă

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proba (plural probas)

  1. (statistics) Abbreviation of probability.

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Asturian

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Etymology

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

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proba f (plural probes)

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

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Chinese

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From clipping of English probation.

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proba

  1. (Hong Kong Cantonese) probation (period of conditional employment or engagement)

French

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Etymology

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Clipping of probabilité.

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proba f (uncountable)

  1. (informal) probability theory

Galician

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Etymology 1

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From Old Galician-Portuguese prova (13th century, Cantigas de Santa Maria), from Latin proba.

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proba f (plural probas)

  1. test
  2. proof
  3. (law) evidence
  4. sample
  5. a quantity of meat that is gifted to the ones who helped during the annual slaughter of pigs
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  • Ernesto González Seoane, María Álvarez de la Granja, Ana Isabel Boullón Agrelo (20062022) “prova”, in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval (in Galician), Santiago de Compostela: ILG
  • Xavier Varela Barreiro, Xavier Gómez Guinovart (20062018) “proua”, in Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval (in Galician), Santiago de Compostela: ILG
  • proba” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006–2013.
  • proba” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • proba” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

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Verb

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proba

  1. inflection of probar:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative

Italian

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  • IPA(key): /ˈprɔ.ba/
  • Rhymes: -ɔba
  • Hyphenation: prò‧ba

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proba f sg

  1. feminine singular of probo

Latin

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Etymology

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From probō.

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proba f (genitive probae); first declension

  1. (Late Latin) test, trial
  2. proof, evidence

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First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative proba probae
Genitive probae probārum
Dative probae probīs
Accusative probam probās
Ablative probā probīs
Vocative proba probae

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proba

  1. inflection of probus:
    1. nominative/vocative feminine singular
    2. nominative/accusative/vocative neuter plural

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probā

  1. ablative feminine singular of probus

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  • proba”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • proba in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • proba in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette.

Portuguese

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proba

  1. feminine singular of probo

Romanian

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Etymology

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Borrowed from Latin probāre, present active infinitive of probō (19th century).

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a proba (third-person singular present probează, past participle probat) 1st conj.

  1. to prove, demonstrate
    Synonyms: dovedi, stabili
  2. to try, sample
    Synonym: încerca

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Serbo-Croatian

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Etymology

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Borrowed from German Probe.

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  • IPA(key): /prǒːba/
  • Hyphenation: pro‧ba

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próba f (Cyrillic spelling про́ба)

  1. rehearsal
  2. test, trial

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proba

  1. feminine singular of probo