pero

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

Asturian[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

pero

  1. but

Chavacano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish pero (but).

Conjunction[edit]

pero

  1. but

Czech[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *pero.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈpɛro/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

pero n

  1. feather
  2. pen (writing instrument)
Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]


Eastern Huasteca Nahuatl[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish pero.

Conjunction[edit]

pero

  1. but, rather

Fala[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Conjunction[edit]

pero

  1. but (on the contrary; but rather)

Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Conjunction[edit]

pero

  1. but

Ido[edit]

Noun[edit]

pero (plural peri)

  1. peer (title)

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin pirus.

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; a clodhopper

Declension[edit]

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative pērō pērōnēs
Genitive pērōnis pērōnum
Dative pērōnī pērōnibus
Accusative pērōnem pērōnēs
Ablative pērōne pērōnibus
Vocative pērō pērōnēs

Descendants[edit]

  • Italian: perone

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References[edit]


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. flange of a mace head

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]

perọ̑ n

  1. feather

Inflection[edit]


Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin per hoc (by this). Compare Italian però.

Pronunciation[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

pero

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

Synonyms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

See also[edit]

Noun[edit]

pero m (plural peros)

  1. but (restriction)

Tagalog[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish pero (but).

Conjunction[edit]

pero

  1. but
    Synonyms: kaso, ngunit, subalit, bagamat, datapwat

Tetelcingo Nahuatl[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish pero.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈpeɾo], [ˈpoɾo]

Conjunction[edit]

pero

  1. but

References[edit]

  • Brewer, Forrest; Brewer, Jean G. (1962) Vocabulario mexicano de Tetelcingo, Morelos: Castellano-mexicano, mexicano-castellano (Serie de vocabularios indígenas Mariano Silva y Aceves; 8)‎[3] (in Spanish), México, D.F.: El Instituto Lingüístico de Verano en coordinación con la Secretaría de Educación Pública a través de la Dirección General de Internados de Enseñanza Primaria y Educación Indígena, published 1971, pages 76, 176