perche

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old French perche, from Latin perca, from Ancient Greek πέρκη (pérkē).

Noun[edit]

perche f (plural perches)

  1. perch (type of fish)

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old French perche, from Latin pertica, through a contracted Vulgar Latin form *pert'ca. Compare Catalan perxa.

Noun[edit]

perche f (plural perches)

  1. pole
  2. (sports) pole-vaulting; pole
  3. (skiing) T-bar
  4. boom (for microphone etc.)
  5. perch (for birds)
  6. rod (unit of length)
  7. (aeronautics) probe
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Etymology 3[edit]

Inflected forms.

Verb[edit]

perche

  1. first-person singular present indicative of percher
  2. third-person singular present indicative of percher
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of percher
  4. third-person singular present subjunctive of percher
  5. second-person singular imperative of percher

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Interlingue[edit]

Noun[edit]

perche (plural perches)

  1. perch

Middle English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from Old French perche, from Latin perca, from Ancient Greek πέρκη (pérkē).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

perche (plural perches or perche)

  1. perch (kind of fish).
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Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from Old French perche, from Latin pertica.

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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

perche (plural perches or perche)

  1. A stake, bar or pole, usually running lengthwise.
  2. A perch (a resting place for fowl)
  3. A perch (a unit of length or area)
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Verb[edit]

perche

  1. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of perchar.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of perchar.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of perchar.
  4. Formal second-person singular (usted) imperative form of perchar.