Peru

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See also: peru, Perú, Perù, Perû, Perũ, Perū, perü, and pēru

English[edit]

English Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

From Spanish Perú, possibly from the native name Birú, or from the Quechua pelu (river).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK, US) IPA(key): /pə.ˈɹuː/
  • (archaic, Indiana) IPA(key): /ˈpɪəɹuː/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -uː

Proper noun[edit]

Peru

  1. A country in South America. Official name: Republic of Peru.
  2. A city in Illinois
  3. A city in Indiana
  4. A city in Kansas
  5. A town in Maine
  6. A town in Massachusetts
  7. A city in Nebraska
  8. A town in New York
  9. An unincorporated community in Pennsylvania
  10. A town in Vermont
  11. An unincorporated community in West Virginia
  12. A town in Wisconsin

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Azerbaijani[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Peru

  1. Peru (a country in South America)

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Czech[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Peru n

  1. Peru (a country in South America)

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Peru n

  1. Peru (a country in South America)

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Finnish[edit]

Finnish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia fi

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈperu/, [ˈpe̞ru]
  • Rhymes: -eru
  • Syllabification: Pe‧ru

Proper noun[edit]

Peru

  1. Peru (a country in South America)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of Peru (Kotus type 1/valo, no gradation)
nominative Peru
genitive Perun
partitive Perua
illative Peruun
singular plural
nominative Peru
accusative nom. Peru
gen. Perun
genitive Perun
partitive Perua
inessive Perussa
elative Perusta
illative Peruun
adessive Perulla
ablative Perulta
allative Perulle
essive Peruna
translative Peruksi
instructive
abessive Perutta
comitative
Possessive forms of Peru (type valo)
possessor singular plural
1st person Peruni Perumme
2nd person Perusi Perunne
3rd person Perunsa

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German[edit]

German Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia de

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Peru n (genitive Perus)

  1. Peru (a country in South America)

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Hungarian[edit]

Hungarian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia hu

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ ˈpɛru]
  • Hyphenation: Pe‧ru

Proper noun[edit]

Peru

  1. Peru (a country in South America)

Declension[edit]

Inflection (stem in long/high vowel, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative Peru
accusative Perut
dative Perunak
instrumental Peruval
causal-final Peruért
translative Peruvá
terminative Peruig
essive-formal Peruként
essive-modal
inessive Peruban
superessive Perun
adessive Perunál
illative Peruba
sublative Perura
allative Peruhoz
elative Peruból
delative Peruról
ablative Perutól
non-attributive
possessive - singular
Perué
non-attributive
possessive - plural
Peruéi
Possessive forms of Peru
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. Perum
2nd person sing. Perud
3rd person sing. Peruja
1st person plural Perunk
2nd person plural Perutok
3rd person plural Perujuk

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

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Peru f (indeclinable)

  1. Peru (a country in South America)

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia no

Proper noun[edit]

Peru

  1. Peru (a country in South America)

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nn

Proper noun[edit]

Peru

  1. Peru (a country in South America)

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Polish[edit]

Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia pl

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Peru n (indeclinable)

  1. Peru (a country in South America)

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • Peru in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Portuguese[edit]

Portuguese Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia pt
bandeira do Peru

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish Perú, possibly from the native name Birú, or from the Quechua pelu (river).

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Peru m

  1. Peru (a country in South America)

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /peru/
  • Hyphenation: Pe‧ru

Proper noun[edit]

Peru m (Cyrillic spelling Перу)

  1. Peru (a country in South America)

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Swedish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Peru n (genitive Perus)

  1. Peru (a country in South America)

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Tagalog[edit]

Tagalog Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia tl

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish Perú (Peru).

Proper noun[edit]

Perú

  1. Peru (a country in South America)

Turkmen[edit]

Turkmen Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia tk

Proper noun[edit]

Peru

  1. Peru (a country in South America)

Uzbek[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Peru

  1. Peru (a country in South America)