Last modified on 3 May 2015, at 04:42

perle

DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From late Old Norse perla, from Middle Low German perle, from Old Saxon perula, from Medieval Latin perla.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /pɛrlə/, [ˈpʰæɐ̯lə]

NounEdit

perle c (singular definite perlen, plural indefinite perler)

  1. pearl
  2. bead
  3. drop
  4. (figuratively) gem, jewel, beauty, treasure

InflectionEdit

VerbEdit

perle (imperative perl, infinitive at perle, present tense perler, past tense perlede, past participle har perlet)

  1. appear as small drops
  2. sparkle

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FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Of uncertain etymology. Possibly from Medieval Latin perla, from Latin perula (little bag). Alternatively derived via unattested Medieval Latin *pernula from Latin perna (haunch; a marine bivalve shaped like a leg of lamb).

NounEdit

perle f (plural perles)

  1. pearl (clarification of this French definition is being sought)
DescendantsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

See perler.

VerbEdit

perle

  1. first-person singular present indicative of perler
  2. third-person singular present indicative of perler
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of perler
  4. third-person singular present subjunctive of perler
  5. second-person singular imperative of perler

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ItalianEdit

PronunciationEdit

IPA(key): /ˈpɛrle/

NounEdit

perle f

  1. plural form of perla

AnagramsEdit


Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Medieval Latin perla

NounEdit

perle m, f (definite singular perla or perlen, indefinite plural perler, definite plural perlene)

  1. a pearl (round shelly concretion from oysters, or an artificial imitation)

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Medieval Latin perla

NounEdit

perle f (definite singular perla, indefinite plural perler, definite plural perlene)

  1. a pearl (as above)

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PolishEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

perle f

  1. dative singular of perła
  2. locative singular of perła