HyperDic: peri

English > 2 senses of the word peri:
NOUNperson peria beautiful and graceful girl
person peri(Persian folklore) a supernatural being descended from fallen angels and excluded from paradise until penance is done
English > peri: 2 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA beautiful and graceful girl.
Broadergirl, miss, missy, young lady, young woman, filleA young woman
Spanishbelleza, cuca, mona
Catalanbufona, cuca
English > peri: 2 senses > noun 2, person
Meaning(Persian folklore) a supernatural being descended from fallen angels and excluded from paradise until penance is done.
CategoryfolkloreThe unwritten lore (stories and proverbs and riddles and songs) of a culture
RegionPersia, Persian EmpireAn empire in southern Asia created by Cyrus the Great in the 6th century BC and destroyed by Alexander the Great in the 4th century BC
Broaderspirit, disembodied spiritAny incorporeal supernatural being that can become visible (or audible) to human beings
Spanishperi

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