Viol in Scrabble Dictionary

What does viol mean? Is viol a Scrabble word?

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Is viol a Scrabble word?

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

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Is viol a Scrabble UK word?

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

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Is viol a Words With Friends word?

Yes. The word viol is a Words With Friends word. The word viol is worth 9 points in Words With Friends (WWF):

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Valid words made from Viol

You can make 7 words from 'viol' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


4 letters words from 'viol'

VIOL 7 

3 letters words from 'viol'

OIL 3VOL 6

2 letters words from 'viol'

IO 2LI 2
LO 2OI 2

All 4 letters words made out of viol

viol ivol voil ovil iovl oivl vilo ivlo vlio lvio ilvo livo voli ovli vloi lvoi olvi lovi iolv oilv ilov liov oliv loiv

Note: these 'words' (valid or invalid) are all the permutations of the word viol. These words are obtained by scrambling the letters in viol.

Definitions and meaning of viol

viol

Etymology

Borrowed from Middle French viole, from Old French viol, from Old Occitan viola (modern Occitan viula), from Medieval Latin vitula (stringed instrument). See viola.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈvaɪ.əl/

Homophones: vial, vile

Noun

viol (plural viols)

  1. (music) A stringed instrument related to the violin family, but held in the lap between the legs like a cello, usually with C-holes, a flat back, a fretted neck and six strings, played with an underhanded bow hold.

Synonyms

  • viola d'amore
  • viola da gamba
  • gamba (informal)

Hypernyms

  • stringed instrument

Hyponyms

  • Baryton trios
  • chest of viols
  • division viol
  • lyra viol
  • pardessus de viole
  • triple contrabass viol
  • viola bastarde
  • violone

Translations

References

  • 2010. Stradivari. Stewart Pollens. Pg. 143.

Verb

viol (third-person singular simple present viols, present participle violing, simple past and past participle violed)

  1. To play the viol.
    • (Can we date this quote by Thomas Hardy and provide title, author’s full name, and other details?)
      Through snowy woods and shady / We went to play a tune / To the lonely manor-lady / By the light of the Christmas moon. / We violed till, upward glancing / To where a mirror leaned, / It showed her airily dancing []

Derived terms


French

Etymology

From Latin violō (to violate).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /vjɔl/

Noun

viol m (plural viols)

  1. a rape

Related terms

  • violence
  • violer

Further reading

  • “viol” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

Norman

Etymology

From Latin violō (to violate).

Noun

viol m (plural viols)

  1. (Jersey) rape

Romanian

Etymology

Borrowed from French viol.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /viˈol/

Noun

viol n (plural violuri)

  1. rape, violation

Declension

Synonyms

  • batjocorire
  • necinstire
  • siluire
  • violare

Related terms

  • a viola
  • a răpi

Swedish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /vɪˈuːl/

Noun

viol c

  1. violet (the flower)

Anagrams

  • oliv

Source: wiktionary.org
  • a bivalent radical, a compound of carbon and hydrogen.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)