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Etymology edit

From Ancient Greek περί (perí, about, around). Cognate to for via Proto-Indo-European.

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peri-

  1. around or surrounding
    peri- + ‎meter → ‎perimeter
  2. near
    peri- + ‎helion → ‎perihelion
  3. during
    peri- + ‎apocalyptic → ‎peri-apocalyptic
    peri- + ‎natal → ‎perinatal

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  • (antonym(s) of near): disto-

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Pronunciation edit

  • (file)

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peri-

  1. peri-

Finnish edit

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈperi-/, [ˈpe̞ri-]

Etymology 1 edit

< perä +‎ -i

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peri-

  1. very, to the core
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Etymology 2 edit

From Ancient Greek περί (perí).

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peri-

  1. peri-
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Indonesian edit

Etymology edit

From Ancient Greek περί (perí, about, around), ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *péri. Doublet of peri.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /peri/
  • Hyphenation: pé‧ri

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péri

  1. peri-:
    1. around or surrounding
    2. near

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Category Indonesian terms prefixed with peri- not found

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Italian edit

Etymology edit

From Ancient Greek περί (perí, about, around).

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peri-

  1. peri-

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Spanish edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from Ancient Greek περί (perí, about, around).

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /peɾi/ [pe.ɾi]
  • Syllabification: pe‧ri-

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peri-

  1. peri-

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