[pawr fah-vawr] /ˈpɔr fɑˈvɔr/
please; if you please.
- Porfirio diaz
[dee-ahs] /ˈdi ɑs/ noun 1. (Josédela Cruz) Porfirio [haw-se th e lah kroos pawr-fee-ryaw] /hɔˈsɛ ðɛ lɑ ˈkrus pɔrˈfi ryɔ/ (Show IPA), 1830–1915, president of Mexico 1877–80, 1884–1911. noun 1. (ˈdiːəs; Portuguese) (ˈdiəʃ) a variant spelling of Dias 2. Cameron. born 1972, US film actress; films include The Mask (1994), There’s Something About Mary (1998), […]
[pawr-gee] /ˈpɔr gi/ noun, plural (especially collectively) porgy (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) porgies. 1. a sparid food fish, Pagrus pagrus, found in the Mediterranean and off the Atlantic coasts of Europe and America. 2. any of several other sparid fishes, as the scup. /ˈpɔːɡɪ/ noun (pl) -gy, -gies 1. Also […]
[pawr-gee uh n bes] /ˈpɔr gi ən ˈbɛs/ noun 1. an opera (1935) with music by George Gershwin and lyrics by Ira Gershwin. Porgy and Bess [(pawr-gee)] An opera with music by George Gershwin. It depicts life in the African-American community of Charleston, South Carolina. Porgy is a handicapped beggar who protects Bess, only to […]
[paw-rif-er-uh, poh-, puh-] /pɔˈrɪf ər ə, poʊ-, pə-/ noun 1. an animal phylum comprising the sponges. n. 1843, Modern Latin, literally “bearing pores,” neuter plural of porifer, from Latin porus “pore, opening” (see pore (n.)) + -fer “bearing” (see infer). Related: Poriferal; poriferous.