parer

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From pare +‎ -er.

Noun[edit]

parer (plural parers)

  1. A tool used to pare things.
  2. (Ireland, slang) A pencil sharpener.
    • 2013 December 6, Russell W. Belk; Linda Price; Lisa Penaloza, Consumer Culture Theory, Emerald Group Publishing, →ISBN, page 84:
      A: 'yea like I used to have all these little parers and little fancy girly parers but then I was like I'd probably get into trouble ... people would be like 'why do you have that'... so I went for a plain pencil parer'.

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin parēre. Displaced as a verb by the doublet parèixer (to seem); compare Spanish parecer (to seem; opinion). Also compare Friulian parè, Italian parere, Romanian părere.

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Noun[edit]

parer m (plural parers)

  1. view, opinion
    segons el meu parerin my opinion
    • 2003, Ferran Grau Codina, La Universitat de València i l’humanisme: Studia humanitatis i renovació cultural a Europa i el nou món, Universidad de Valencia, →ISBN, page 431:
      Encara que el Papa Pau III era del mateix parer, tot i això, l'emperador imposà el seu criteri.
      Although Pope Paul III was of the same view, the emperor nevertheless imposed his own opinion.
    • 2021 April 14, Cristian Segura, “Ada Colau i Twitter: el risc d’unes xarxes socials massa personals”, in El País[1]:
      La prova, segons el seu parer, és que l'alcaldessa no ha tancat encara el compte de Twitter.
      (please add an English translation of this quote)

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French, from Latin parāre, present active infinitive of parō, from Proto-Indo-European *per- (produce, procure, bring forward, bring forth).

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Verb[edit]

parer

  1. to adorn; to bedeck
    Paré de fleurs.Adorned with flowers.
  2. to fend off
    • 1640, Pierre Corneille, “Act 2, Scene 7”, in Horace:
      Ce n'est qu'en fuyant qu'on pare de tels coups.
      Only by fleeing may one fend off such blows.
  3. (fencing) to parry
  4. (reflexive) to get dressed up (in one's finest clothes)

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Interlingua[edit]

Verb[edit]

parer

  1. to seem, appear to be

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Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

parer

  1. first-person singular present passive subjunctive of parō

Venetian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin parēre, present active infinitive of pāreō (I appear, I am visible, apparent).

Verb[edit]

parer

  1. (transitive) to seem (look like)

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  • Venetian conjugation varies from one region to another. Hence, the following conjugation should be considered as typical, not as exhaustive.