pero

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See also: Pero, perro, péro, peró, and però

Asturian[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

pero

  1. but

Czech[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *pero.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pero n

  1. feather
  2. pen (writing instrument)

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

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

Fala[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese pero, from Latin per (by) hoc (this).

Conjunction[edit]

pero

  1. but (on the contrary; but rather)

Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese pero, from Latin per (by) hoc (this).

Conjunction[edit]

pero

  1. but

Ido[edit]

Noun[edit]

pero (plural peri)

  1. peer (title)

Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pero m (plural peri)

  1. pear tree

Related terms[edit]


Ladino[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate to Spanish perro.

Noun[edit]

pero m (Latin spelling, Hebrew spelling פירו, plural peros)

  1. dog

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Unknown, perhaps related to pēra (bag, satchel; wallet).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pērō m (genitive pērōnis); third declension

  1. A kind of boot made of raw hide, worn chiefly by soldiers or wagoners

Declension[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative pērō pērōnēs
genitive pērōnis pērōnum
dative pērōnī pērōnibus
accusative pērōnem pērōnēs
ablative pērōne pērōnibus
vocative pērō pērōnēs

Descendants[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  • pero in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • pero in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “pero”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • pero” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • pero in The Perseus Project (1999) Perseus Encyclopedia[1]
  • pero in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • pero in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[2], pre-publication website, 2005-2016
  • pero in William Smith, editor (1848) A Dictionary of Greek Biography and Mythology, London: John Murray
  • pero in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin

Portuguese[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese pero, from Latin per hoc (by this).

Conjunction[edit]

pero

  1. (obsolete) but (introduces a clause that contradicts the implications of the previous clause)
  2. (obsolete) even if (indicates that the preceding clause is true regardless of the following clause)

Synonyms[edit]


Rapa Nui[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish pero.

Conjunction[edit]

pero

  1. but

Usage notes[edit]

Generally used in favor of complex native grammar used to achieve the same ends.


Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *pero.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /pěro/
  • Hyphenation: pe‧ro

Noun[edit]

pèro n (Cyrillic spelling пѐро)

  1. feather, plume
  2. pen, quill (for writing)
    čov(j)ek od pera — a man of letters
  3. (figuratively) author, writer
  4. plectrum
  5. spike (on a mace)

Declension[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • pero” in Hrvatski jezični portal

Slovene[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *pero.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

peró n (genitive perésa, nominative plural perésa)

  1. feather

Declension[edit]


Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin per hoc. Compare Italian però.

Pronunciation[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

pero

  1. but
    Mi casa es pequeña pero cómoda.
    My house is small but comfortable.

Synonyms[edit]

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