piere

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Dutch[edit]

Verb[edit]

piere

  1. singular present subjunctive of pieren

Anagrams[edit]


Finnish[edit]

Verb[edit]

piere

  1. Indicative present connegative form of pierrä.
  2. Second-person singular imperative present form of pierrä.
  3. Second-person singular imperative present connegative form of pierrä.

Friulian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin petra, from Ancient Greek πέτρα (pétra).

Noun[edit]

piere f (plural pieris)

  1. stone

Latvian[edit]

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Piere

Etymology[edit]

From an earlier *priere ( > piere by dissimilation), from *prie (in front of, ahead of). The meaning change, “in front of” > “forehead,” is similar to the evolution of the English term (compare fore).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

piere f (5th declension)

  1. (anatomy) forehead (part of the human face between the hair and the eyebrows)
    augsta, zema piere — high, low forehead
    plata, šaura piere — wide, narrow forehead
    pieres kauls — brow (lit. forehead) bone
    noslaucīt sviedrus no pieres — to wipe the sweat off one's forehead
    (sa)raukt, (sa)raut, (sa)vilkt pieri — to frown (lit. to pull, tighten one's forehead)
  2. (botany) a shrunk stem or trunk, on the surface of which leaves can grow
    ļoti laba jēru barība rudenī ir cukurbiešu lapas kopā ar biešu pierēm — very good food for lambs in the autumn is sugar beet leaves together with beet foreheads
  3. a flat surface on an elongated object
    sijas piere — a beam's forehead
  4. the flat part of a tool
    āmura piere — face of the hammerhead (lit. hammer's forehead)
  5. (of mountains, hills, ravines) apex, top part
    kalna piere — mountain's top (lit. forehead)
  6. smooth, flat surface (on a stone)
    tēvs iesit akmenim pāra reizes pierē — father hit the stone a couple of times on its flat surface (lit. forehead)

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ “piere” in Konstantīns Karulis (1992, 2001), Latviešu Etimoloģijas Vārdnīca (Rīga: AVOTS) ISBN: 9984-700-12-7.

Old French[edit]

Noun[edit]

piere f (oblique plural pieres, nominative singular piere, nominative plural pieres)

  1. Alternative form of pierre.