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VerbEdit

piere

  1. Indicative present connegative form of pierrä.
  2. Second-person singular imperative present form of pierrä.
  3. Second-person singular imperative present connegative form of pierrä.

FriulianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin petra, from Ancient Greek πέτρα (pétra).

NounEdit

piere f (plural pieris)

  1. stone

LatinEdit

LatvianEdit

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Piere

EtymologyEdit

From an earlier *priere ( > piere by dissimilation), from *prie (in front of, ahead of). The meaning change, “in front of” > “forehead,” is similar to the evolution of the English term (compare fore).[1]

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NounEdit

piere f (5th declension)

  1. (anatomy) forehead (part of the human face between the hair and the eyebrows)
    augsta, zema pierehigh, low forehead
    plata, šaura pierewide, narrow forehead
    pieres kaulsbrow (lit. forehead) bone
    noslaucīt sviedrus no pieresto wipe the sweat off one's forehead
    (sa)raukt, (sa)raut, (sa)vilkt pierito frown (lit. to pull, tighten one's forehead)
  2. (botany) a shrunk stem or trunk, on the surface of which leaves can grow
    ļoti laba jēru barība rudenī ir cukurbiešu lapas kopā ar biešu pierēmvery good food for lambs in the autumn is sugar beet leaves together with beet foreheads
  3. a flat surface on an elongated object
    sijas pierea beam's forehead
  4. the flat part of a tool
    āmura piereface of the hammerhead (lit. hammer's forehead)
  5. (of mountains, hills, ravines) apex, top part
    kalna pieremountain's top (lit. forehead)
  6. smooth, flat surface (on a stone)
    tēvs iesit akmenim pāra reizes pierēfather hit the stone a couple of times on its flat surface (lit. forehead)

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

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

Middle EnglishEdit

NounEdit

piere

  1. Alternative form of pere (peer)

Old FrenchEdit

NounEdit

piere f (oblique plural pieres, nominative singular piere, nominative plural pieres)

  1. Alternative form of pierre