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Gender Feminine
Scripts Вера(Russian, Serbian, Macedonian) ვერა(Georgian)
Pronounced Pron. VYEH-rə(Russian)
VEE-rə(English)
VEHR-ə(English)
VEH-ra(German, Dutch)
VEH-rah(Swedish)
BEH-ra(Spanish)
VEH-raw(Hungarian)
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Meaning & History

Means "faith" in Russian, though it is sometimes associated with the Latin word verus "true". It has been in general use in the English-speaking world since the late 19th century.
VariantsVjera(Serbian) Vjera(Croatian)
DiminutivesVerochka, Verusha(Russian) Veer, Veerke(Dutch) Verica(Serbian) Verica(Croatian) Veriko(Georgian)
Other Languages & CulturesVyara(Bulgarian) Věra(Czech) Veera(Finnish) Veer, Veerke(Limburgish) Wera(Polish) Viera(Slovak) Vira(Ukrainian)
Same SpellingVěra, Vera (2)
User SubmissionsVéra, Verá

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