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Etymology 1Edit

From Latin viola.

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vioară f (plural vioare)

  1. a violet (flower)
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Etymology 2Edit

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.

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vioară f (plural viori or vioare)

  1. violin, fiddle
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With plural viori

With plural vioare

Etymology 3Edit

From Vulgar Latin root *vīvula, from Latin vīvus.

AdjectiveEdit

vioară f (feminine only, plural vioare)

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