περί

Ancient GreekEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *peri. Cognates include Sanskrit परि (pári), Latin per, and Lithuanian per.

PronunciationEdit

PrepositionEdit

περί (peri)

  1. (+ genitive)
    1. about, concerning, because of
  2. (+ dative)
    1. around, for, about
  3. (+ accusative)
    1. around (both in the circular sense and close proximity sense), near, about

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GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek περί

PrepositionEdit

περί (perí)

  1. (mathematics) about, approximately
    περί τις πεντακόσιες δραχμές (about five hundred drachmas)
  2. about, concerning
    Δεν ήξερα περί τίνος πρόκειται. (I didn't know what it was about.)

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