perso

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See also: Perso and Perso-

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin Persa, Persēs, from Ancient Greek Περσίς (Persís), from Old Persian 𐎱𐎠𐎼𐎿 (p-a-r-s /Pārsa/, Persia).

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

perso (accusative singular person, plural persoj, accusative plural persojn)

  1. a Persian (member of the Persian ethnic group)

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Derived from perse (arse);[1] probably as perse +‎ -o. Compare dialectal makeaperse (sweet-toothed person, literally sweet ass), colloquial herkkuperse and e.g. olla makean perään (to be greedy for sweet, literally to be after sweet).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈperso/, [ˈpe̞rs̠o̞]
  • Rhymes: -erso
  • Syllabification(key): per‧so

Adjective[edit]

perso (comparative persompi, superlative persoin)

  1. greedy (for something)
    Nalle Puh on perso hunajalle.
    Winnie the Pooh is greedy for honey.
    Olen todella perso makealle.
    I'm a real sweet tooth.

Usage notes[edit]

The word perso is seldom used without specifying a specific object for which someone is greedy. The structure is:

  • perso + (allative) = greedy + (for something)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of perso (Kotus type 1/valo, no gradation)
nominative perso persot
genitive person persojen
partitive persoa persoja
illative persoon persoihin
singular plural
nominative perso persot
accusative nom. perso persot
gen. person
genitive person persojen
partitive persoa persoja
inessive persossa persoissa
elative persosta persoista
illative persoon persoihin
adessive persolla persoilla
ablative persolta persoilta
allative persolle persoille
essive persona persoina
translative persoksi persoiksi
instructive persoin
abessive persotta persoitta
comitative persoine
Possessive forms of perso (type valo)
Rare. Only used with substantive adjectives.
possessor singular plural
1st person personi persomme
2nd person persosi personne
3rd person personsa

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Itkonen, Erkki; Kulonen, Ulla-Maija, editors (1992–2000) Suomen sanojen alkuperä [The origin of Finnish words]‎[1] (in Finnish), [note: linked online version also includes some other etymological sources], Helsinki: Institute for the Languages of Finland/Finnish Literature Society, →ISBN

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French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

Apocope of personnel.

Adjective[edit]

perso (plural persos)

  1. (colloquial) personal
  2. (colloquial) one's own
    T'as une voiture perso?Do you have your own car?

Etymology 2[edit]

Apocope of personnellement.

Adverb[edit]

perso

  1. (colloquial) personally (in one's own opinion)
    Perso, je suis contre l'avortement.Personally, I am against abortion.

Etymology 3[edit]

Apocope of personnage.

Noun[edit]

perso m (plural persos)

  1. (video games) character
    • 2001, Laurent Trémel, Jeux de rôles, jeux vidéo, multimédia. Les faiseurs de mondes, Presses universitaires de France (publ.), page 158.
      Mon voisin craignait de perdre son “perso” (personnage) – “Huls” – un pisteur qu'il chouchoutait depuis quatre ans.
      My neighbor feared losing his character - "Huls" - a tracker he had pampered for four years.

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Italian[edit]

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Participle[edit]

perso (feminine persa, masculine plural persi, feminine plural perse)

  1. past participle of perdere
    Synonym: perduto

Adjective[edit]

perso (feminine persa, masculine plural persi, feminine plural perse)

  1. lost, wasted

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