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English

Etymology

From per through, during, from Proto-Indo-European *peri.

Pronunciation

Preposition

per
  1. for each
    Admission is £10 per person
  2. used in expressing ratios of units
    miles per gallon, beats per minute
  3. via (the), by (the), through (the) (followed by Latin name for an orifice)
    Introduce the endoscope per nasum
    The medication is to be administered per orum
  4. in accordance with
    I parked my car at the curb per your request.

Related terms

Translations

for each
  • Czech: na
  • Dutch: per
  • Finnish: per, jokainen
  • Portuguese: por
  • Swedish: per
used in expressing ratios of units'''
  • Czech: na, za
  • Finnish: per, -ssa (inessive case)
  • Greek: ανά, τοις
  • Portuguese: por
  • Swedish: per
via
  • Finnish: kautta
in accordance with
  • ttbc French: pour chaque (1); au + masculine noun beginning with a consonant or an aspirated h, à la + feminine noun, à l' + noun beginning with a vowel or mute h (2)
    100 kilometres per hour - 100 kilomètres à l’heure
  • ttbc Italian: per ogni (1); al + masculine noun, allo + masculine noun beginning with impure s, gn, pn, ps, x or z, alla + feminine noun beginning with a consonant, all' + noun beginning with a vowel (2)
    100 kilometres per hour — 100 chilometri all’ora
  • ttbc Latin: per
  • ttbc Norwegian: per (abbreviated pr.) (1,2)
  • ttbc Spanish: por

Danish

Preposition

per (abbreviated pr.)
  1. For each; for every
    Motoren roterer 1000 gange per minut = The engine rotates 1000 times per minute

Dutch

Preposition

per
  1. For each; for every; per
    De motor draait 1000 toeren per minuut = The engine goes 1000 revolutions per minute

Esperanto

Preposition

per

Hungarian

Noun

per

Italian

Preposition

per

Usage notes

When followed by a definite article, per may optionally be combined with the article to give the following combined forms (old forms, very rarely used):
Per + articleCombined form per + ilpel per + lopello per + l'pell' per + ipei per + glipegli per + lapella per + lepelle

Latin

Etymology

Proto-Indo-European *peri. Cognates include Ancient Greek περί (peri), Sanskrit परि (pári), and Lithuanian per.

Pronunciation

Preposition

per (with )

Related terms

Norwegian

Preposition

per (abbreviated pr.)
  1. For each; for every
    Motoren roterer 1000 ganger per minutt = The engine rotates 1000 times per minute

Romani

Noun

per

Swedish

Pronunciation

Preposition

per
  1. For each; for every
    Motorn roterar 1000 varv per minut = The engine goes 1000 revolutions per minute

Extensive Definition

Per or PER can be:
per in German: PER
per in Spanish: PER
per in Esperanto: PER
per in French: PER
per in Italian: PER
per in Dutch: Per
per in Japanese: PER
per in Norwegian: Per
per in Kölsch: PER (Watt ėßß datt?)

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

accommodated to, according to, adapted to, adjusted to, after, agreeable to, agreeably to, all, answerable to, aside, by, by dint of, by means of, by use of, by virtue of, by way of, conformable to, congruent with, consistent with, each, for each, hereby, herewith, in accordance with, in agreement with, in compliance with, in conformity with, in correspondence to, in harmony with, in keeping with, in line with, in lock-step with, in obedience to, in step with, in uniformity with, in virtue of, on, per capita, proper to, suitable for, thanks to, thereby, therewith, through, uniform with, upon, vagabond, via, whereby, wherewith, wherewithal, with
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