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ItalianEdit

ContractionEdit

pei

  1. contraction of per i

AnagramsEdit


MandarinEdit

RomanizationEdit

pei

  1. Nonstandard spelling of pēi.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of péi.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of pěi.
  4. Nonstandard spelling of pèi.

Usage notesEdit

  • English transcriptions of Mandarin speech often fail to distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Mandarin language, using words such as this one without the appropriate indication of tone.

MotaEdit

NounEdit

pei

  1. water

ReferencesEdit

  • A Dictionary of the Language of Mota, Sugarloaf Island (1896)

PiamatsinaEdit

NounEdit

pei

  1. water

ReferencesEdit

  • Darrell T. Tryon, New Hebrides languages: an internal classification (1976), page 311

RomanschEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Sutsilvan, Surmiran) pe
  • (Puter, Vallader)

EtymologyEdit

From Latin pēs, pedem (foot), from Proto-Indo-European *pṓds.

NounEdit

pei m (plural peis)

  1. (Sursilvan, anatomy) foot

SardinianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin pes, pedem. Compare Catalan peu, French pied (foot), Italian piede (foot), Latin pes (foot), Latvian pēda, Lithuanian pėdės, Portuguese (foot), Spanish pie (foot)

NounEdit

pei

  1. leg

ScotsEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

pei (plural peis)

  1. (South Scots) a pea (in Roxburghshire)
  2. (South Scots) pay (in Selkirkshire)

Usage notesEdit

Often spelt pey (especially for the second definition).


VunapuEdit

NounEdit

pei

  1. water

ReferencesEdit

  • Darrell T. Tryon, New Hebrides languages: an internal classification (1976), page 311