pei

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Italian[edit]

Contraction[edit]

pei

  1. per i

Anagrams[edit]


Lojban[edit]

Cmavo[edit]

pei (selma'o CAI)

  1. attitudinal question; how do you feel about it?
    .ie pei
    Do you agree?

Rafsi[edit]

pei

  1. rafsi of pensi.

Mandarin[edit]

Romanization[edit]

pei

  1. Nonstandard spelling of pēi.
  2. Nonstandard spelling of péi.
  3. Nonstandard spelling of pěi.
  4. Nonstandard spelling of pèi.

Usage notes[edit]

  • English transcriptions of Mandarin speech often fail to distinguish between the critical tonal differences employed in the Mandarin language, using words such as this one without the appropriate indication of tone.

Romansch[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Sutsilvan, Surmiran) pe
  • (Puter, Vallader)

Etymology[edit]

From Latin pēs (foot), from Proto-Indo-European *pṓds.

Noun[edit]

pei m (plural peis)

  1. (Sursilvan, anatomy) foot

Sardinian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare Catalan peu, French pied (foot), Italian piede (foot), Latin pes (foot), Latvian pēda, Lithuanian pėdės, Portuguese (foot), Spanish pie (foot), Spanish pierna (leg)

Noun[edit]

pei

  1. leg

Scots[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pei (plural peis)

  1. (South Scots) a pea (in Roxburghshire)
  2. (South Scots) pay (in Selkirkshire)

Usage notes[edit]

Often spelt pey (especially for the second definition).