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EtymologyEdit

Probably from Ottoman Turkish پری(peri), borrowed from Persian پری(pari).

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈpɪə.ɹi/
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NounEdit

peri (plural peris)

  1. (Persian mythology) A sprite or supernatural being.
    • 1829, The Adventures of Hatim-Beni-Tye, The Asiatic Journal and Monthly Register for British India and Its Dependencies, Volume 27: January—June 1829, page 549,
      He sent a Peri to Chundum Dew with a message: "If you wish to live, release the mortal in your power: if not, every demon in your service will immediately be put to the sword."
    • 1916 (Mar 16), Alfred Richard Orage, ‎Arthur Moore, The New Age: A Weekly Review of Politics, Literature and Art, page 473
      In an hour they hovered above Hampstead Heath, and the peri looked down for a lonely spot where she might alight in the sulphurous gloom of a dog-day sunset too blinding for anyone to look at []
    • 2008, A Fire in My Heart: Kurdish Tales, page 75
      The Padishah's son was also there, and he realized that the peri looked very familiar.

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FinnishEdit

VerbEdit

peri

  1. Third-person singular indicative past form of periä.
  2. Indicative present connegative form of periä.
  3. Second-person singular imperative present form of periä.
  4. Second-person singular imperative present connegative form of periä.

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ItalianEdit

NounEdit

peri (f plural)

  1. plural of pero

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LatinEdit

LatvianEdit

 
Peri

EtymologyEdit

Singular form pers, cognate with Lithuanian pẽras (larva), derived from perēt (to nest, hatch).[1]

PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

peri m (1st declension)

  1. (chiefly in the plural) bee larvae
    peru puvelarvae rot (bee larvae disease)
    peru pieniņšlarvae milk (a secretion of working bees used to feed the larvae)

Usage notesEdit

There is a singular form pers, only sporadically attested.

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Karulis, Konstantīns (1992), “peri”, in Latviešu Etimoloģijas Vārdnīca (in Latvian), Rīga: AVOTS, →ISBN

PortugueseEdit

NounEdit

peri m (plural peris)

  1. peri

RomanianEdit

NounEdit

peri m pl

  1. plural of păr

Sranan TongoEdit

NounEdit

peri

  1. pearl

Tocharian BEdit

NounEdit

peri

  1. debt

TurkishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Persian پری(peri).

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: pe‧ri

NounEdit

peri (definite accusative periyi, plural periler)

  1. fairy, pixie

DeclensionEdit

Inflection
Nominative peri
Definite accusative periyi
Singular Plural
Nominative peri periler
Definite accusative periyi perileri
Dative periye perilere
Locative peride perilerde
Ablative periden perilerden
Genitive perinin perilerin
Possessive forms
Singular Plural
1st singular perim perilerim
2nd singular perin perilerin
3rd singular perisi perileri
1st plural perimiz perilerimiz
2nd plural periniz perileriniz
3rd plural perileri perileri
Predicative forms
Singular Plural
1st singular periyim perilerim
2nd singular perisin perilersin
3rd singular peri
peridir
periler
perilerdir
1st plural periyiz perileriz
2nd plural perisiniz perilersiniz
3rd plural periler perilerdir

WelshEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Celtic *kʷert, from Proto-Indo-European *kʷer-.

VerbEdit

peri (first-person singular present paraf)

  1. (transitive) to cause, to induce
    Synonym: achosi

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MutationEdit

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
peri beri mheri pheri
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.