Fir in Scrabble Dictionary

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Is fir a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word fir is a Scrabble US word. The word fir is worth 6 points in Scrabble:

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Is fir a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word fir is a Scrabble UK word and has 6 points:

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Is fir a Words With Friends word?

Yes. The word fir is a Words With Friends word. The word fir is worth 6 points in Words With Friends (WWF):

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You can make 3 words from 'fir' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.

3 letters words from 'fir'

FIR 6RIF 6

2 letters words from 'fir'

IF 5 

All 3 letters words made out of fir

fir ifr fri rfi irf rif

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Definitions and meaning of fir

fir

Etymology

From Middle English firre, from either Old Norse fýri (as in fýriskógr (pine-wood) or Old English fyrh, furh (as in furhwudu (pinewood), from Proto-West Germanic *furhu, from Proto-Germanic *furhō, *furhijǭ from Proto-Indo-European *pŕ̥kʷeh₂, from *pérkʷus (oak).

Germanic cognates include Dutch vuren, Low German Fuhr, German Föhre (pine), Danish fyr). Outside of Germanic, compare Italian (Trentino) porca (fir), Latin quercus (oak), Albanian shpardh, shparr (Italian oak), Punjabi ਪਰਗਾਇ (pargāī, holm oak, Quercus baloot)). Related to frith.

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /fɜː(ɹ)/
  • (US) enPR: fûr, IPA(key): /fɝ/
  • (Scotland), IPA(key): /fɪɹ/
  • Rhymes: -ɜː(ɹ)
  • Homophone: fur (with the fir-fur merger)

Noun

fir (countable and uncountable, plural firs)

  1. (chiefly countable) A conifer of the genus Abies.
  2. (chiefly countable) Any pinaceous conifer of related genera, especially a Douglas fir (Pseudotsuga) or a Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris).
    • 1991, Paul Chadwick, Concrete: American Christmas, Dark Horse Books
      I can almost smell the fir scent… resinous, pungent.
  3. (uncountable) Wood of such trees.

Synonyms

  • (all countable senses): fir-tree

Derived terms

Translations

References

Anagrams

  • Fri, IFR, IRF, RFI, RIF, Rif, rif

Irish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /fʲɪɾʲ/

Noun

fir m

  1. inflection of fear (man; husband):
    1. vocative/genitive singular
    2. nominative/dative plural

Mutation


Luxembourgish

Etymology

From Old High German furi, from Proto-West Germanic *furi, from Proto-Germanic *furi. Cognate with German für, English for.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /fiːʀ/, [ˈfiː.ɐ], [fiə̯]
  • IPA(key): /fe(ʀ)/, [fɐ], [fə] (reduced)
  • Homophone: vir

Preposition

fir (+ accusative)

  1. for

Derived terms

  • fir datt
  • fir d'éischt
  • fir ze

Manx

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /fɪr/

Noun

fir

  1. plural of fer

Mutation


Middle English

Noun

fir

  1. Alternative form of firre

Northern Kurdish

Alternative forms

  • firr

Noun

fir f

  1. flight (act of flying)

Norwegian Bokmål

Verb

fir

  1. imperative of fire

Old Irish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /fʲirʲ/

Noun

fir

  1. inflection of fer:
    1. vocative/genitive singular
    2. nominative plural

Mutation


Romanian

Etymology

From Latin fīlum, from Proto-Indo-European *gʷʰiH-(s-)lo-.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /fir/

Noun

fir n (plural fire)

  1. thread, string, filament, wire
  2. (fir de păr) a hair

Derived terms

  • desfira
  • înfira
  • răsfira

See also

  • sârmă f

Scottish Gaelic

Noun

fir m

  1. genitive singular of fear
  2. nominative plural of fear

Mutation


Source: wiktionary.org
  • an evergreen tree.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)