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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.

SynonymsEdit

TranslationsEdit

AnagramsEdit


'Are'areEdit

VerbEdit

peri

  1. to thieve

ReferencesEdit


BasqueEdit

NounEdit

peri

  1. dative indefinite of pe

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.

AnagramsEdit


IndonesianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [pəˈri]
  • Hyphenation: pê‧ri

Etymology 1Edit

From Sanskrit परि (pari, about), from Proto-Indo-Aryan *pári, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *pári, from Proto-Indo-European *péri.

NounEdit

pêri (first-person possessive periku, second-person possessive perimu, third-person possessive perinya)

  1. about, concerning; with regard to; on account of; on the subject of; to affect.
    Synonyms: hal, sifat, keadaan
  2. conduct.
    Synonym: laku
  3. event.
    Synonyms: kejadian, peristiwa

Related termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Persian پری(pari, fairy), from Middle Persian plyk' (parīg, witch).

NounEdit

pêri (first-person possessive periku, second-person possessive perimu, third-person possessive perinya)

  1. fairy.

Etymology 3Edit

From Sanskrit परिभाषा (paribhāṣā, definition).

NounEdit

pêri (first-person possessive periku, second-person possessive perimu, third-person possessive perinya)

  1. (archaic) word.
    Synonym: kata

Etymology 4Edit

From Sanskrit परि (pari, abundantly, fully).

NounEdit

pêri (first-person possessive periku, second-person possessive perimu, third-person possessive perinya)

  1. heavy rain.

Further readingEdit


ItalianEdit

NounEdit

peri (f plural)

  1. plural of pero

AnagramsEdit


LatinEdit

VerbEdit

perī

  1. second-person singular active imperative of pereō

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

Serbo-CroatianEdit

VerbEdit

peri (Cyrillic spelling пери)

  1. second-person singular imperative of prati

Sranan TongoEdit

NounEdit

peri

  1. pearl

Tocharian BEdit

NounEdit

peri m sg

  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
Nominative
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
Definite accusative
Singular Plural
1st singular perimi perilerimi
2nd singular perini perilerini
3rd singular perisini perilerini
1st plural perimizi perilerimizi
2nd plural perinizi perilerinizi
3rd plural perilerini perilerini
Dative
Singular Plural
1st singular perime perilerime
2nd singular perine perilerine
3rd singular perisine perilerine
1st plural perimize perilerimize
2nd plural perinize perilerinize
3rd plural perilerine perilerine
Locative
Singular Plural
1st singular perimde perilerimde
2nd singular perinde perilerinde
3rd singular perisinde perilerinde
1st plural perimizde perilerimizde
2nd plural perinizde perilerinizde
3rd plural perilerinde perilerinde
Ablative
Singular Plural
1st singular perimden perilerimden
2nd singular perinden perilerinden
3rd singular perisinden perilerinden
1st plural perimizden perilerimizden
2nd plural perinizden perilerinizden
3rd plural perilerinden perilerinden
Genitive
Singular Plural
1st singular perimin perilerimin
2nd singular perinin perilerinin
3rd singular perisinin perilerinin
1st plural perimizin perilerimizin
2nd plural perinizin perilerinizin
3rd plural perilerinin perilerinin
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

ConjugationEdit

Derived termsEdit

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.