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Period - Nkarhi

Period is an English word meaning "Nkarhi" in Xitsonga. Item has no rating. Help improve content quality by rating below.

Definition of period
- Period n
- An amount of time; "a time period of 30 years"; "hastened the period of time of his recovery"; "Picasso's blue period" [syn: {time period}, {period of time}]
- One of three periods of play in hockey games
- A stage in the history of a culture having a definable place in space and time; "a novel from the Victorian period" [syn: {historic period}, {historical period}]
- The interval taken to complete one cycle of a regularly repeating phenomenon
- The monthly discharge of blood from the uterus of nonpregnant women from puberty to menopause; "the women were sickly and subject to excessive menstruation"; "a woman does not take the gout unless her menses be stopped"--Hippocrates; "the semen begins to appear in males and to be emitted at the same time of life that the catamenia begin to flow in females"--Aristotle [syn: {menstruation}, {menses}, {menstruum}, {catamenia}, {flow}]
- A punctuation mark (.) placed at the end of a declarative sentence to indicate a full stop or after abbreviations; "in England they call a period a stop" [syn: {point}, {full stop}, {stop}, {full point}]
- A unit of geological time during which a system of rocks formed; "ganoid fishes swarmed during the earlier geological periods" [syn: {geological period}]
- The end or completion of something; "death put a period to his endeavors"; "a change soon put a period to my tranquility"
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