pe

or peh

[ pey ]
/ peɪ /
|

noun

the 17th letter of the Hebrew alphabet.
either of the consonant sounds represented by this letter.

Origin of pe

1895–1900; < Hebrew pē, akin to peh mouth

Definition for pe (2 of 5)

PE


Prince Edward Island, Canada (approved for postal use).

Definition for pe (3 of 5)

P&E


Commerce. plant and equipment.

Definition for pe (4 of 5)

p/e

or P/E, PE, P-E, p-e


Definition for pe (5 of 5)

P.E.


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British Dictionary definitions for pe (1 of 3)

pe

1
/ (peɪ, Hebrew pe) /

noun

the 17th letter in the Hebrew alphabet (פ or, at the end of a word, ף) transliterated as p or, when final, ph

Word Origin for pe

from Hebrew peh mouth

British Dictionary definitions for pe (2 of 3)

pe

2

the internet domain name for

Peru

British Dictionary definitions for pe (3 of 3)

PE


abbreviation for

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Word Origin and History for pe

PE


1956 as an abbreviation of physical education (see physical).

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