peri, the top student in the ninth grade, waved off our translator and made it through most of the interview without help.
peri somehow learned the English keyboard and used the program.
The very bouquet of flowers—some peri's hand had placed beneath the shrine—withered and faded, was there still.
"I must congratulate you, peri Banou," she said with sharp gayety.
Feathers fallen from the wings of peri adorn the heads of equivocal persons.
peri, didn't the—the Fat Woman ever tell you to respect your elders?
At the very first steps of peri we slipped about in all directions, like quivering fragments of blancmange.
She looked as fair and fragile as a peri, and as free from mortal cares.
It appears also from peri's preface that he had some assistance from Caccini in writing his score.
"The peri, of Glasgow, homeward-bound from Jamaica," he answered.
1777, from Persian pari, from Avestan pairika. Race of superhuman female beings originally represented as malevolent, later as angelic genii (cf. sense evolution of English fairy, to which it is not related).
word-forming element meaning "around, about, enclosing," from Greek peri (prep.) "around, about, beyond," cognate with Sanskrit pari "around, about, through," Latin per, from PIE *per- (1) "forward, through" (see per).
Around; about; enclosing: perimysium.
A prefix that means: "around" (as in pericardium,) or "near" (as in perihelion).