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Pera may refer to:

Places

  • Pera Orinis, a village in Cyprus
  • Pêra, a Portuguese parish in the district of Faro in the Algarve
  • Beyoğlu, a district in Istanbul that used to be called Pera

Other

  • Pera, a consultancy company based in Melton Mobray, Leicestershire, England
  • Pera, a dessert in Pakistan and India
  • Pera (genus), a plant genus in the family Euphorbiaceae
  • Public Expressions of Religion Act of 2006
  • Colorado Public Employees Retirement Association, a public employee pension plan
  • Public Employees Retirement Association of Minnesota, a public employee pension plan
  • Purdue Enterprise Reference Architecture

Wiktionary

Up to date as of January 15, 2010

Definition from Wiktionary, a free dictionary

See also pera

Contents

Finnish

Etymology

Maybe from the same Uralic root *perä as Hungarian far

Noun

perä (stem per-*)

  1. The aft part of anything, the rear, the back, the tail end
  2. (nautical) The stern of a vessel.
  3. The butt of a gun.
  4. (dialectal) A neighbourhood
  5. In certain idioms, the truth or the foundation.
  6. (colloquial) The bottom or the ass.
  7. (archaic) ground. The sense still lives in compound terms, such as:
    maaperä
    kallioperä
    suoperäinen
    järkiperäinen (lit: grounded on reason) = rational
    perätön = ungrounded

Declension

Derived terms








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