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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /pɛʁʃ/
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Etymology 1Edit

From Old French perche, from Latin perca, from Ancient Greek πέρκη (pérkē).

NounEdit

perche f (plural perches)

  1. perch (type of fish)

Etymology 2Edit

From Old French perche, from Latin pertica, through a contracted Vulgar Latin form *pert'ca. Compare Catalan perxa.

NounEdit

perche f (plural perches)

  1. pole
  2. (sports) pole-vaulting; pole
  3. (skiing) T-bar
  4. boom (for microphone etc.)
  5. perch (for birds)
  6. rod (unit of length)
  7. (aeronautics) probe
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

Inflected forms.

VerbEdit

perche

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

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InterlingueEdit

NounEdit

perche (plural perches)

  1. perch

Middle EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from Old French perche, from Latin perca, from Ancient Greek πέρκη (pérkē).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

perche (plural perches or perche)

  1. perch (kind of fish).
DescendantsEdit
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Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from Old French perche, from Latin pertica.

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

perche (plural perches or perche)

  1. A stake, bar or pole, usually running lengthwise.
  2. A perch (a resting place for fowl)
  3. A perch (a unit of length or area)
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SpanishEdit

VerbEdit

perche

  1. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of perchar.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of perchar.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of perchar.
  4. Formal second-person singular (usted) imperative form of perchar.