Peri in Scrabble Dictionary

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Yes. The word peri is a Scrabble US word. The word peri is worth 6 points in Scrabble:

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Valid words made from Peri

You can make 16 words from 'peri' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


4 letters words from 'peri'

PERI 6PIER 6
RIPE 6 

3 letters words from 'peri'

IRE 3PER 5
PIE 5PIR 5
PRE 5REI 3
REP 5RIP 5

2 letters words from 'peri'

ER 2PE 4
PI 4RE 2

All 4 letters words made out of peri

peri epri prei rpei erpi repi peir epir pier iper eipr iepr prie rpie pire ipre ripe irpe erip reip eirp ierp riep irep

Note: these 'words' (valid or invalid) are all the permutations of the word peri. These words are obtained by scrambling the letters in peri.

Definitions and meaning of peri

peri

Etymology

Probably from Ottoman Turkish پری(peri), borrowed from Persian پری(pari).

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈpɪə.ɹi/

Noun

peri (plural peris)

  1. (Persian mythology) A sprite or supernatural being.
    • 1829, The Adventures of Hatim-Beni-Tye, The Asiatic Journal and Monthly Register for British India and Its Dependencies, Volume 27: January—June 1829, page 549,
      He sent a Peri to Chundum Dew with a message: "If you wish to live, release the mortal in your power: if not, every demon in your service will immediately be put to the sword."
    • 1916 (Mar 16), Alfred Richard Orage, ‎Arthur Moore, The New Age: A Weekly Review of Politics, Literature and Art, page 473
      In an hour they hovered above Hampstead Heath, and the peri looked down for a lonely spot where she might alight in the sulphurous gloom of a dog-day sunset too blinding for anyone to look at []
    • 2008, A Fire in My Heart: Kurdish Tales, page 75
      The Padishah's son was also there, and he realized that the peri looked very familiar.

Synonyms

  • (sprite): fairy, pixie, sprite

Translations

Anagrams

  • pier, prie, ripe

'Are'are

Verb

peri

  1. to thieve

References

  • Kateřina Naitoro, A Sketch Grammar of 'Are'are: The Sound System and Morpho-Syntax (2013)

Basque

Noun

peri

  1. dative indefinite of pe

Finnish

Verb

peri

  1. Third-person singular indicative past form of periä.
  2. Indicative present connegative form of periä.
  3. Second-person singular imperative present form of periä.
  4. Second-person singular imperative present connegative form of periä.

Anagrams

  • repi, ripe

Indonesian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [pəˈri]
  • Hyphenation: pê‧ri

Etymology 1

From Sanskrit परि (pari, about), from Proto-Indo-Aryan *pári, from Proto-Indo-Iranian *pári, from Proto-Indo-European *péri.

Noun

pêri (plural, first-person possessive periku, second-person possessive perimu, third-person possessive perinya)

  1. about, concerning; with regard to; on account of; on the subject of; to affect.
    Synonyms: hal, sifat, keadaan
  2. conduct.
    Synonym: laku
  3. event.
    Synonyms: kejadian, peristiwa

Etymology 2

From Persian پری(fairy), from Middle Persian plyk' (parīg, witch).

Noun

pêri (plural, first-person possessive periku, second-person possessive perimu, third-person possessive perinya)

  1. fairy.

Etymology 3

Unknown.

Noun

pêri (plural, first-person possessive periku, second-person possessive perimu, third-person possessive perinya)

  1. (archaic) word.
    Synonym: kata

Etymology 4

Unknown.

Noun

pêri (plural, first-person possessive periku, second-person possessive perimu, third-person possessive perinya)

  1. heavy rain.

Further reading

  • “peri” in Kamus Besar Bahasa Indonesia (KBBI) Daring, Jakarta: Badan Pengembangan dan Pembinaan Bahasa, Kementerian Pendidikan dan Kebudayaan Republik Indonesia, 2016.

Italian

Noun

peri (f plural)

  1. plural of pero

Anagrams

  • ripe

Latin

Verb

perī

  1. second-person singular active imperative of pereō

Latvian

Etymology

Singular form pers, cognate with Lithuanian pẽras (larva), derived from perēt (to nest, hatch).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [pæɾi]

Noun

peri m (1st declension)

  1. (chiefly in the plural) bee larvae

Usage notes

There is a singular form pers, only sporadically attested.

Declension

References


Portuguese

Noun

peri m (plural peris)

  1. peri

Romanian

Noun

peri m pl

  1. plural of păr

Serbo-Croatian

Verb

peri (Cyrillic spelling пери)

  1. second-person singular imperative of prati

Sranan Tongo

Noun

peri

  1. pearl

Tocharian B

Noun

peri

  1. debt

Turkish

Etymology

From Persian پری(peri).

Pronunciation

  • Hyphenation: pe‧ri

Noun

peri (definite accusative periyi, plural periler)

  1. fairy, pixie

Declension


Welsh

Etymology

From Proto-Celtic *kʷert, from Proto-Indo-European *kʷer-.

Verb

peri (first-person singular present paraf)

  1. (transitive) to cause, to induce
    Synonym: achosi

Conjugation

Derived terms

  • peiriant (machine, engine)

Mutation


Source: wiktionary.org
  • a supernatural being of Persian mythology.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)