Definitions for perpɜr; unstressed pər

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Webster Dictionary

  1. Per

    through; by means of; through the agency of; by; for; for each; as, per annum; per capita, by heads, or according to individuals; per curiam, by the court; per se, by itself, of itself. Per is also sometimes used with English words

  2. Origin: [L. Cf. Far, For-, Pardon, and cf. Par, prep.]


  1. Pr

    Pr is the hieroglyph for 'house', the floor-plan of a walled building with an open doorway. While its original pronunciation is not known with certainty, modern Egyptology assigns it the value of per, but purely on the basis of a convention specific to the discipline. However, the Ancient Greek rendering of the title pr-`3 as Ancient Greek: φαραώ pharaō suggests the reconstruction of the historical pronunciation as *par, see Pharaoh#History of the Pharaoh title. Pr combined with an associated "personal name", god, or location becomes the "House of .... ." An example for pharaoh Setnakhte is the city of: Pr-Atum,. The shape of Pr in beginning dynasties had variations in the shape of a square, with the opening.

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  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'per' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #728

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'per' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1045

Anagrams of per »

  1. ERP, pre, Rep, rep, RPE

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