Per vs Pw - What's the difference?

per | pw |


As a preposition per

is for.

per

English

Etymology 1

From (etyl) .

Preposition

(English prepositions)
  • for each
  • Admission is £10 per person.
  • to each, in each ((used in expressing ratios of units))
  • miles per gallon
    beats per minute
  • (medicine) via (the), by (the), through (the) (followed by Latin name for an orifice)
  • Introduce the endoscope per nasum.
    The medication is to be administered per os.
  • in accordance with
  • I parked my car at the curb per your request.
    Usage notes
    * The preposition per is typically followed by a singular noun phrase with no determiner. *: Take one pill per''' day.'' not ''Take one pill '''per a day. * It is sometimes followed by plural noun phrases, almost always determined by 100, 1,000, 100,000, etc. *: The abortion rate in the U.S. has dropped since 1980 from nearly 30 per 1,000 women of childbearing age to less than 20.
    Derived terms
    * per accidens * per annum * per anum * per capita * per cent * per consequens * per contra * per curiam * per diem * * per impossibile * per incuriam * per interim * per maistrie * per mensem * * per minima * per my et per tout * per orem * * per pares * per primam * per primam intentionem * per procurationem * per quod * per saltum * per se * per stirpes

    Etymology 2

    shortening of (person), coined by Marge Piercy in (1979)

    Pronoun

  • (neologism) they (singular).
  • * 1997 April 22, "Anthony and Joy Hilbert" (username), "ASB: Info PDQ please re local group rules", in alt.sex.bondage, Usenet :
  • This is the same place the Houghtons came from? The place where someone we interacted with thought of going into law as a profession, decided per' couldn't because '''per''' was a bdsmer, and most of the USAmerican bdsmers ' per was discussing it with agreed with per?
  • (neologism) them (singular)
  • * 1997 April 22, "Anthony and Joy Hilbert" (username), "ASB: Info PDQ please re local group rules", in alt.sex.bondage, Usenet :
  • This is the same place the Houghtons came from? The place where someone we interacted with thought of going into law as a profession, decided per couldn't because per was a bdsmer, and most of the USAmerican bdsmers per was discussing it with agreed with per ?
  • * {{quote-web
  • , year = 1998 , first = Katherine , last = Phelps , title = Odysseus, She , site = Storytronics , url = http://www.glasswings.com.au/Storytronics/Odysseus/wash/washframe.htm , passage = "Kalypso!" I call out as phe disappears on the horizon. I did not know it, but I loved per . }}
  • * {{quote-book
  • , date = 2006-11-15 , author = Richard Ekins, Dave King , title = The transgender phenomenon , publisher = Sage Publications , isbn = 9780761971634 , id = , lccn = 2006920988 , page = 160 , passage = Whereas Christie had flirted with a lesbian identity prior to surgery, following surgery Christie found perself able to pursue attraction to men, provided they related to per as a non-gendered person. }}
    Derived terms
    * (neologism) perself
    Synonyms
    * (singular) they * (neologism) ey, e, sie, shi, ze
    Hyponyms
    * (as subject) he, she * (as object) him, her

    Adjective

    (head)
  • (neologism) Belonging to per, their (singular).
  • * {{quote-book
  • , year = 2006 , author = Richard Ekins, Dave King , title = The transgender phenomenon , publisher = Sage Publications , isbn = 9780761971634 , id = , lccn = 2006920988 , page = 160 , passage = Whereas Christie had flirted with a lesbian identity prior to surgery, following surgery Christie found perself able to pursue per attraction to men, provided they related to as a non-gendered person. }}
    Derived terms
    * (neologism) pers
    Synonyms
    * (singular) their * (neologism) eir, hir
    Hyponyms
    * his, her

    See also

    * other gender-neutral pronouns

    Statistics

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    pw

    Translingual

    Symbol

    (head)
  • The ISO 3166-1 two-letter (alpha-2) code for Palau.
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