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

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EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

AbbreviationEdit

pers

  1. Abbreviation of Persian.

Etymology 2Edit

per +‎ 's. Compare hers.

PronounEdit

pers

  1. (neologism) That which belongs to per, theirs (singular).
  2. Possessive case of per, used in place of a noun.
SynonymsEdit
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AnagramsEdit


AfrikaansEdit

Etymology 1Edit

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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /pɛːrs/, /pæːrs/

AdjectiveEdit

pers (attributive perse, comparative perser, superlative perste)

  1. purple

Etymology 2Edit

From Dutch persen.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

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

  1. to press

Etymology 3Edit

From Dutch pers.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

pers (plural perse, diminutive persie)

  1. press

DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From persen.

NounEdit

pers m (plural persen, diminutive persje n)

  1. press
Derived termsEdit

VerbEdit

pers

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

Etymology 2Edit

From Perzië.

NounEdit

pers m (plural perzen, diminutive persje n)

  1. Persian cat
  2. Persian carpet
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AnagramsEdit


FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Late Latin persus (Persian).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

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

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

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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

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AdjectiveEdit

pers

  1. blue, bluish

DescendantsEdit

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