Perron in Scrabble Dictionary

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Definitions and meaning of perron

perron

Alternative forms

  • perowne (14th-15th centuries)

Etymology

From Middle French pierre (stone), from Anglo-Norman perron.

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈpɛɹən/, /ˈpɛɹɒ̃/

Noun

perron (plural perrons)

  1. (historical) A stone block used as the base of a monument, marker, etc.
    • 1485, Sir Thomas Malory, chapter ij, in Le Morte Darthur, book X:
      hit wille be no worship for you to haue adoo with me / for ye are fressh and I am wounded sore / And therfor and ye wille nedes haue ado with me / Assigne me a day and thenne I shal mete with you withoute fayle / ye saye wel said sir Tristram / Now I assigne you to mete me in the medowe by the ryuer of Camelot / where Merlyon sette the peron
  2. (architecture) A platform outside the raised entrance to a church or large building, or the steps leading to such a platform.

Anagrams

  • pernor

Danish

Noun

perron

  1. platform (A raised structure from which passengers can enter or leave a train)

Declension


Dutch

Etymology

Borrowed from German Perron, from French perron, from Middle French perron, from Old French [Term?].

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /pɛˈrɔn/, /pəˈrɔn/
  • Hyphenation: per‧ron
  • Rhymes: -ɔn

Noun

perron n (plural perrons, diminutive perronnetje n)

  1. A boarding platform on which passengers wait for a train: it is next to a spoor.

Descendants

  • Afrikaans: perron
  • Indonesian: peron
  • Sranan Tongo: peron

Anagrams

  • porren

French

Etymology

From pierre +‎ -on.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /pɛ.ʁɔ̃/

Noun

perron m (plural perrons)

  1. steps (to an entranceway), perron

Descendants

  • German: Perron
    • Danish: perron
    • Dutch: perron
      • Afrikaans: perron
      • Indonesian: peron
      • Sranan Tongo: peron
    • Norwegian:
      • Norwegian Bokmål: perrong
      • Norwegian Nynorsk: perrong
  • Russian: перрон (perron)
  • Swedish: perrong

Further reading

  • “perron” in le Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

Anagrams

  • prôner

Middle French

Noun

perron m (plural perrons)

  1. perron (stone block used as the base of a monument, marker, etc.)

Old French

Alternative forms

  • perun (Anglo-Norman)

Etymology

p(i)erre (stone) +‎ -on.

Noun

perron m (oblique plural perrons, nominative singular perrons, nominative plural perron)

  1. block of stone

Descendants

  • English: perron

References

  • perron on the Anglo-Norman On-Line Hub

Source: wiktionary.org
  • a raised platform or terrace at an entrance door.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)