See also: Pers, pers., pers-, Pers., and pērs

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

per +‎ -s. Compare hers.

PronounEdit

pers

  1. (rare) That which belongs to per, theirs (singular): possessive case of per, used in place of a noun.

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AfrikaansEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From an older variant of Dutch paats, from Middle Dutch paers, peers, pers (purple), from Middle French pers (blue-grey, dark violet), from Medieval Latin persus, persum (dark blue). Possibly derived from either Latin Persae (Persians), Persia (Persia), referring to the colour of a garment, or from Late Latin persica (peach), referring to the colour of peach blossom.[1]

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /pɛːrs/, /pæːrs/

AdjectiveEdit

pers (attributive perse, comparative perser, superlative perste)

  1. purple

Etymology 2Edit

From Dutch persen, from Middle Dutch persen.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /pɛrs/
  • (file)

VerbEdit

pers (present pers, present participle persende, past participle gepers)

  1. (transitive) To press.

Etymology 3Edit

From Dutch pers, from Middle Dutch perse.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

pers (plural perse, diminutive persie)

  1. A press.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ paars; in: M. Philippa e.a., "Etymologisch Woordenboek van het Nederlands"

DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Dutch perse. Equivalent to a derivation from persen.

NounEdit

pers f (plural persen, diminutive persje n)

  1. A press, mechanical device to exert pression.
  2. The press, media.
Derived termsEdit

-media-related

DescendantsEdit
  • Afrikaans: pers
  • Indonesian: pers

Etymology 2Edit

Shortenings from phrases or perhaps compounds with Pers (Persian).

NounEdit

pers m (plural perzen, diminutive persje n)

  1. A Persian cat (breed).
  2. A Persian carpet.
See alsoEdit

Etymology 3Edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

VerbEdit

pers

  1. first-person singular present indicative of persen
  2. imperative of persen

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Late Latin persus (Persian).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

pers (feminine perse, masculine plural pers, feminine plural perses)

  1. (literary) blue-green (particularly used in reference to eyes)

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IndonesianEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Dutch pers (press)

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈpɛrs]
  • Hyphenation: pèrs

NounEdit

pèrs (first-person possessive persku, second-person possessive persmu, third-person possessive persnya)

  1. The press, a collective term for the (print-based) media or publisher.

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LatvianEdit

NounEdit

pers m

  1. nominative singular form of peri (rarely used)

Middle EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French pers, from Medieval Latin persus.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

pers (uncountable)

  1. blue, blue-grey (colour)
  2. blue cloth

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

AdjectiveEdit

pers

  1. blue, bluish

DescendantsEdit

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Colors in Middle English · coloures, hewes (layout · text)
     whit      grey, hor      blak
             red; cremesyn, gernet              citrine, aumbre; broun, tawne              yelow, dorry; canevas
             grasgrene              grene             
             plunket; ewage              asure, livid              blewe, blo, pers
             violet; inde              rose, murrey; purpel, purpur              claret