EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Late Latin pyreum, from Ancient Greek πυρεῖον (pureîon).

NounEdit

pyree (plural pyrees)

  1. (obsolete, rare) An ancient Persian temple devoted to fire.
    • 1638, Thomas Herbert, Some Yeares Travels, II:
      But more usefull to our intellect, is the long time famous'd Mountaine Albors, neere this place; infamous in the Pyreë or Temple of Idolatrous Fyre, which has never gone out for fifty Ages.
    • 1841, The Existence of Christ Disproved, London 1841, p. 63:
      The fire Ether, which they supposed to circulate throughout the universe, was represented in their pyrees, or fire temples, by the sacred fire kept continually alive by the Magi, or priests [...].
    • 1892, Notes and Queries, vol. LXXXVI:
      In Persia the temples of fire are called Pyrees; the most celebrated is that of Baalbec, the city of the sun.

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FinnishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French purée.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈpyreː/, [ˈpyre̞ː]
  • Rhymes: -yreː
  • Syllabification: py‧ree

NounEdit

pyree

  1. puree

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of pyree (Kotus type 20/filee, no gradation)
nominative pyree pyreet
genitive pyreen pyreiden
pyreitten
partitive pyreetä pyreitä
illative pyreehen
pyreeseen
pyreihin
pyreisiin
singular plural
nominative pyree pyreet
accusative nom. pyree pyreet
gen. pyreen
genitive pyreen pyreiden
pyreitten
partitive pyreetä pyreitä
inessive pyreessä pyreissä
elative pyreestä pyreistä
illative pyreehen
pyreeseen
pyreihin
pyreisiin
adessive pyreellä pyreillä
ablative pyreeltä pyreiltä
allative pyreelle pyreille
essive pyreenä pyreinä
translative pyreeksi pyreiksi
instructive pyrein
abessive pyreettä pyreittä
comitative pyreineen
Possessive forms of pyree (type filee)
possessor singular plural
1st person pyreeni pyreemme
2nd person pyreesi pyreenne
3rd person pyreensä

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