pera

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See also: Pera, pêra, perä, and pēra

Asturian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *pira, from the plural of Latin pirum, reanalyzed as a feminine singular.

Noun[edit]

pera f (plural peres)

  1. pear

Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Occitan pera, from Vulgar Latin *pira, from the plural of Latin pirum, reanalyzed as a feminine singular.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pera f (plural peres)

  1. pear (fruit)

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse pera, probably from Old English pere, peru, from Latin pirum.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pera f (genitive singular peru, plural perur)

  1. pear (fruit)
  2. light bulb

Declension[edit]

Declension of pera
f1 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative pera peran perur perurnar
accusative peru peruna perur perurnar
dative peru peruni perum perunum
genitive peru perunnar pera peranna

Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese pera, from Vulgar Latin *pira, from the plural of Latin pirum, reanalyzed as a feminine singular.

Noun[edit]

pera f (plural peras)

  1. pear (fruit)

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse pera, probably from Old English pere, peru, from Latin pirum.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pera f (genitive singular peru, nominative plural perur)

  1. pear (fruit)
  2. light bulb

Declension[edit]


Istriot[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

pera f

  1. stone

Italian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *pira, from the plural of Latin pirum, reanalyzed as a feminine singular.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Noun[edit]

pera f (plural pere)

  1. pear (the fruit)
  2. (slang) fix (dose of drug)
    • Farsi una pera. - To shoot up.

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Anagrams[edit]


Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek πήρα (pḗra).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pēra f (genitive pērae); first declension

  1. bag, satchel (slung over one shoulder)
  2. wallet
  3. scrip

Declension[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative pēra pērae
Genitive pērae pērārum
Dative pērae pērīs
Accusative pēram pērās
Ablative pērā pērīs
Vocative pēra pērae

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • pera in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • pera in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • pera in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • pera in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • pera in William Smith, editor (1848) A Dictionary of Greek Biography and Mythology, London: John Murray
  • pera in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin

Leonese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

pera f (plural peras)

  1. pear

References[edit]


Lindu[edit]

Noun[edit]

pera

  1. silver

Maori[edit]

Noun[edit]

pera

  1. pillow

See also[edit]


Occitan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Occitan pera, from Vulgar Latin *pira, from the plural of Latin pirum, reanalyzed as a feminine singular.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pera f (plural peras)

  1. pear

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Old Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin per (through) + ad (to).

Preposition[edit]

pera

  1. for, towards

Descendants[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *pira, from the plural of Latin pirum, reanalyzed as a feminine singular.

Noun[edit]

pera f

  1. pear
    maçãas e peras.
    apples and pears.

Descendants[edit]


Polish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pera f (diminutive perka)

  1. (Poznań region) Alternative form of pyra.

Declension[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • “Pyra”, in Słownik gwary miejskiej Poznania[1], (Please provide a date or year)

Portuguese[edit]

pera

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Portuguese pera, from Vulgar Latin *pira, from the plural of Latin pirum, reanalyzed as a feminine singular.

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pera f (plural peras)

  1. pear
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Clipping of espera.

Pronunciation[edit]

Interjection[edit]

pera

  1. (colloquial) just a minute
  2. (colloquial) wait (asking for stop to make an observation)
Synonyms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Preposition[edit]

pera

  1. Obsolete form of para.

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Spanish pera, from Vulgar Latin *pira, from the plural of Latin pirum, reanalyzed as a feminine singular.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pera f (plural peras)

  1. pear
  2. (anatomy) chin
  3. (boxing) speed bag

Synonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

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Swahili[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Portuguese pera (pear).

Noun[edit]

pera (ma class, plural mapera)

  1. guava

Derived terms[edit]


Tagalog[edit]

Noun[edit]

pera

  1. money; cash
  2. centavo

Veps[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Related to Finnish perä.

Noun[edit]

pera

  1. stern (rear end of a ship)

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of pera
nominative sing. pera
genitive sing. peran
partitive sing. perad
partitive plur. peroid
singular plural
nominative pera perad
accusative peran perad
genitive peran peroiden
partitive perad peroid
essive-instructive peran peroin
translative peraks peroikš
inessive peras peroiš
elative peraspäi peroišpäi
illative ? peroihe
adessive peral peroil
ablative peralpäi peroilpäi
allative perale peroile
abessive perata peroita
comitative peranke peroidenke
prolative peradme peroidme
approximative I peranno peroidenno
approximative II perannoks peroidennoks
egressive perannopäi peroidennopäi
terminative I ? peroihesai
terminative II peralesai peroilesai
terminative III perassai
additive I ? peroihepäi
additive II peralepäi peroilepäi

References[edit]

  • Zajceva, N. G.; Mullonen, M. I. (2007), “корма”, in Uz’ venä-vepsläine vajehnik / Novyj russko-vepsskij slovarʹ [New Russian–Veps Dictionary], Petrozavodsk: Periodika