vioară

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Romanian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin viola.

Noun[edit]

vioară f ‎(plural vioare)

  1. a violet (flower)
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Etymology 2[edit]

Probably from Italian viola, but uncertain since the shift of l to r usually indicates a Latin source. The r may have come by analogy with vior (cf. înviora) < viu. Cf. also Old Provençal viola (Occitan viula), Spanish vihuela, French vielle.

Noun[edit]

vioară f ‎(plural viori or vioare)

  1. violin, fiddle
Declension[edit]

With plural viori

Declension[edit]

With plural vioare

Etymology 3[edit]

From Vulgar Latin root *vīvula, from Latin vīvus.

Adjective[edit]

vioară

  1. (popular), (of running water) very clear, crystal
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