perm

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Short for permanent.

Noun[edit]

perm (plural perms)

  1. Short for permanent wave (hairstyle).

Verb[edit]

perm (third-person singular simple present perms, present participle perming, simple past and past participle permed)

  1. To give hair a perm, using heat, chemicals etc.
Translations[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Short for permutation.

Noun[edit]

perm (plural perms)

  1. (informal) A permutation.
  2. A combination of outcomes (not a permutation) that a gambler bets on in the football pools.
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Anagrams[edit]


Chinese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From clipping of English permanent.

Pronunciation[edit]


Noun[edit]

perm

  1. (Hong Kong Cantonese) permanent job position

Verb[edit]

perm

  1. (Hong Kong Cantonese) to switch to a permanent job position

References[edit]


Czech[edit]

Noun[edit]

perm m

  1. Permian (geological period)

Further reading[edit]

  • perm in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • perm in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

perm (uncountable)

  1. (geology) Permian (the Permian period)

Declension[edit]

Inflection (stem in -e-, front unrounded harmony)
singular plural
nominative perm
accusative permet
dative permnek
instrumental permmel
causal-final permért
translative permmé
terminative permig
essive-formal permként
essive-modal
inessive permben
superessive permen
adessive permnél
illative permbe
sublative permre
allative permhez
elative permből
delative permről
ablative permtől
non-attributive
possessive - singular
permé
non-attributive
possessive - plural
perméi
Possessive forms of perm
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. permem
2nd person sing. permed
3rd person sing. permje
1st person plural permünk
2nd person plural permetek
3rd person plural permjük

Derived terms[edit]


Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Short for pergament (parchment).

Noun[edit]

perm m (definite singular permen, indefinite plural permer, definite plural permene)

  1. either of the two covers of a book
  2. a folder or binder
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Clipping of permisjon, originally only military slang, but has since found a wider use.

Noun[edit]

perm m (definite singular permen, indefinite plural permer, definite plural permene)

  1. (colloquial) Short for permisjon: a leave (Permission to be absent from one's work)
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

From the name of the Russian town of Perm.

Proper noun[edit]

perm m (indeclinable)

  1. (geology) the Permian period
  2. (geology) the Paleozoic Era

References[edit]


Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Short for pergament (parchment).

Noun[edit]

perm m (definite singular permen, indefinite plural permar, definite plural permane)

  1. either of the two covers of a book
  2. a folder or binder
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Clipping of permisjon, originally only military slang, but has since found a wider use.

Noun[edit]

perm m (definite singular permen, indefinite plural permar, definite plural permane)

  1. (colloquial) Clipping of permisjon: a leave (Permission to be absent from one's work)
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

From the name of the Russian town of Perm.

Proper noun[edit]

perm ?

  1. (geology) the Permian period
  2. (geology) the Paleozoic Era

References[edit]


Polish[edit]

Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia pl

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

perm m inan

  1. (geology) Permian

Further reading[edit]

  • perm in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • perm in Polish dictionaries at PWN