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Yes. The word vier is a Scrabble US word. The word vier is worth 7 points in Scrabble:

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Yes. The word vier is a Scrabble UK word and has 7 points:

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4 letters words from 'vier'

RIVE 7VIER 7
VIRE 7 

3 letters words from 'vier'

IRE 3REI 3
REV 6VIE 6

2 letters words from 'vier'

ER 2RE 2

All 4 letters words made out of vier

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Definitions and meaning of vier

vier

Etymology

From vie +‎ -er.

Noun

vier (plural viers)

  1. One who vies for something.
    • 1991, Diane Lynch Fraser, Playdancing (page 90)
      Evidently, there were two children vying for a third's attention. The two attention viers were engaged in a series of gymnastic feats on a small portable trampoline. Two girls were trying to outdo each other to impress the third child, a boy.

Anagrams

  • Iver, Rive, iver, rive, vire

Afrikaans

Etymology

From Dutch vier, from Middle Dutch vier, from Old Dutch viuwar, vier, from Proto-Germanic *fedwōr, from Proto-Indo-European *kʷetwṓr, the neuter form of *kʷetwóres.

Numeral

vier

  1. four

Alemannic German

Etymology

From Middle High German vier, from Old High German fior, from Proto-West Germanic *feuwar, from Proto-Germanic *fedwōr. Cognate with German vier, Dutch vier, English four, Icelandic fjórir.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /fiər/

Numeral

vier

  1. four

Central Franconian

Etymology

From Middle High German vier, from Old High German fior, from Proto-West Germanic *feuwar, from Proto-Germanic *fedwōr, from Proto-Indo-European *kʷetwóres.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /fiə̯/

Numeral

vier

  1. (most dialects) four

Dutch

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /vir/, [viːr], [viər], [f-]
  • Hyphenation: vier
  • Rhymes: -ir

Etymology 1

From Middle Dutch vier, from Old Dutch viuwar, vier, from Proto-West Germanic *feuwar, from Proto-Germanic *fedwōr, from Proto-Indo-European *kʷetwṓr, the neuter form of *kʷetwóres.

Numeral

vier

  1. four.
Derived terms
Related terms
Descendants
  • Afrikaans: vier
  • Berbice Creole Dutch: firi
  • Jersey Dutch: vîr
  • Negerhollands: vier, veer, fi
  • Skepi Creole Dutch: firi

Noun

vier m (plural vieren, diminutive viertje n)

  1. a sign for or representation of four
  2. the value four, e.g. as a score
  3. (uncountable) a group of four.

Etymology 2

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Verb

vier

  1. first-person singular present indicative of vieren
  2. imperative of vieren

German

Etymology

From Middle High German vier, from Old High German fior, from Proto-West Germanic *feuwar, from Proto-Germanic *fedwōr, from Proto-Indo-European *kʷetwṓr, the neuter form of *kʷetwóres. Compare Dutch vier, English four, Danish fire, Swedish fyra.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /fiːr/, [fi(ː)ɐ̯]
  • Rhymes: -iːɐ̯

Numeral

vier

  1. four (numerical value represented by the Arabic numeral 4; or describing a set with four elements)
    • 1682, Benignus Kybler, WunderSpiegl Oder Göttliche Wunderwerck. Dritter und letzter Theil, p. 144:

Declension

Normally uninflected, but note the following:

  • viere (now colloquial, used independently of a noun), e.g. Die Turmuhr schlug viere. ― The clock tower struck four.
  • genitive: vierer (literary), e.g. nach Verlauf vierer Jahre ― after the course of four years
  • dative: vieren (literary, now used independently of a noun), e.g. der letzte von vieren ― the last of four

Coordinate terms

Derived terms

  • vierte, vierzig
  • vierfach, vierminütig, vierstündig, viertägig, vierwöchig, viermonatig, vierjährig

Related terms

  • vierzehn, vierhundert, viertausend
  • Viereck, Vierklang, Vierflächner, Vierzeiler

Further reading

  • “vier” in Duden online

Latin

Verb

vier

  1. first-person singular present passive subjunctive of viō

Middle Dutch

Etymology 1

From Old Dutch viuwar, vier, from Proto-West Germanic *feuwar, from Proto-Germanic *fedwōr, from Proto-Indo-European *kʷetwṓr, the neuter form of *kʷetwóres.

Numeral

vier

  1. four
Descendants
  • Dutch: vier
  • Limburgish: veer
  • Zealandic: vier

Etymology 2

Noun

vier n

  1. (Flemish, sometimes Brabant) Alternative form of vuur

Further reading

  • “viere (II)”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • Verwijs, E.; Verdam, J. (1885–1929), “vier (I)”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, The Hague: Martinus Nijhoff, →ISBN, page I

Norwegian Bokmål

Verb

vier

  1. present tense of vie

Pennsylvania German

Etymology

From Middle High German vier, from Old High German fior, from Proto-West Germanic *feuwar. Compare German vier, Dutch vier, English four.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /fiːɐ̯/

Numeral

vier

  1. four

Portuguese

Pronunciation

Verb

vier

  1. First-person singular (eu) future subjunctive of vir
  2. Third-person singular (ele, ela, also used with tu and você?) future subjunctive of vir

Romanian

Etymology 1

From Latin verrēs.

Pronunciation

IPA(key): /vjer/

Noun

vier m (plural vieri)

  1. (male) wild boar
Declension

See also

  • mistreț

Etymology 2

From vie (vineyard), or from Latin vīneārius.

Alternative forms

  • viiariu (archaic)

Pronunciation

IPA(key): /viˈer/

Noun

vier m (plural vieri)

  1. vintager
  2. (rare) vine grower
Declension

Slovak

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [vi̯er]

Noun

vier

  1. genitive plural of viera

West Flemish

Etymology

From Middle Dutch vier, variant of vuur, from Old Dutch fuir, from Proto-West Germanic *fuir, from Proto-Germanic *fōr, from Proto-Indo-European *péh₂wr̥.

Noun

vier n

  1. fire

Yola

Alternative forms

  • wyer

Etymology

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Noun

vier

  1. a weasel

References

  • Jacob Poole (1867), William Barnes, editor, A Glossary, With some Pieces of Verse, of the old Dialect of the English Colony in the Baronies of Forth and Bargy, County of Wexford, Ireland, London: J. Russell Smith

Zealandic

Etymology 1

From Middle Dutch vier, from Old Dutch viuwar, vier, from Frankish and Proto-West Germanic *feuwar, from Proto-Germanic *fedwōr, from Proto-Indo-European *kʷetwṓr, the neuter form of *kʷetwóres.

Numeral

vier

  1. four

Etymology 2

From Middle Dutch vier, variant of vuur.

Noun

vier n (plural [please provide])

  1. fire

Source: wiktionary.org
  • (French) a hurdy-gurdy, a stringed instrument played by a wheel.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)