perle

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From late Old Norse perla, from Middle Low German perle, from Old Saxon perula, from Medieval Latin perla.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /pɛrlə/, [ˈpʰæɐ̯lə]

Noun[edit]

perle c (singular definite perlen, plural indefinite perler)

  1. pearl
  2. bead
  3. drop
  4. (figuratively) gem, jewel, beauty, treasure

Inflection[edit]

Verb[edit]

perle (imperative perl, infinitive at perle, present tense perler, past tense perlede, past participle har perlet)

  1. appear as small drops
  2. sparkle

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French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin perna (leg) in the sense of leg-of-mutton-shaped bivalves.

Noun[edit]

perle f (plural perles)

  1. pearl (clarification of this French definition is being sought)
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Etymology 2[edit]

See perler.

Verb[edit]

perle

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

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Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

IPA(key): /ˈpɛrle/

Noun[edit]

perle f

  1. plural form of perla

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Medieval Latin perla

Noun[edit]

perle m, f (definite singular perla or perlen, indefinite plural perler, definite plural perlene)

  1. a pearl (round shelly concretion from oysters, or an artificial imitation)

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Medieval Latin perla

Noun[edit]

perle f (definite singular perla, indefinite plural perler, definite plural perlene)

  1. a pearl (as above)

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Polish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

perle f

  1. dative singular of perła
  2. locative singular of perła