Perhaps the package will arrive today.
/pəˈhæps; informal præps/
it may happen, be so, etc; maybe
1520s, formed from Middle English per, par “by, through” (see per-) + plural of hap “chance” (see happen), on model of peradventure, perchance, etc. which now have been superseded by this word. Perhappons “possibly, by chance” is recorded from late 15c.
[per-hahy-druh-juh-neyt, pur-hahy-droj-uh-] /pərˈhaɪ drə dʒəˌneɪt, ˌpɜr haɪˈdrɒdʒ ə-/ verb (used with object), perhydrogenated, perhydrogenating. 1. to as completely as possible.
[per-hahy-druh-juh-nahyz, pur-hahy-droj-uh-] /pərˈhaɪ drə dʒəˌnaɪz, ˌpɜr haɪˈdrɒdʒ ə-/ verb (used with object), perhydrogenized, perhydrogenizing. 1. .
[peer-ee] /ˈpɪər i/ noun, plural peris. 1. one of a large group of beautiful, fairylike beings of Persian mythology, represented as descended from fallen angels and excluded from paradise until their penance is accomplished. 2. any lovely, graceful person. [pe-ree] /ˈpɛ ri/ noun 1. Jacopo [yah-kaw-paw] /ˈyɑ kɔ pɔ/ (Show IPA), 1561–1633, Italian composer. 1. […]
periadenitis per·i·ad·e·ni·tis (pěr’ē-ād’n-ī’tĭs) n. Inflammation of the tissues surrounding a gland.