English to Afrikaans Meaning :: perch

Perch :
sitplek
- sitpleksitstellasiessit nie
 

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Noun(1) support consisting of a branch or rod that serves as a resting place (especially for a bird(2) a linear measure of 16.5 feet(3) a square rod of land(4) an elevated place serving as a seat(5) any of numerous fishes of America and Europe(6) spiny-finned freshwater food and game fishes(7) any of numerous spiny-finned fishes of various families of the order Perciformes
Verb(1) sit, as on a branch(2) to come to rest, settle(3) cause to perch or sit

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(1) She was sitting in on this session and got down from her perch on the windowsill.(2) He watches the child climb the low branches of an apple tree, sees the insects inside the fruit and watches the bird perch upon the topmost cluster of leaves.(3) The other stocking waves shyly from its precarious perch atop a tilted lampshade.(4) Her design provides a steeply raked underlit playing area upon which the actors perch precariously.(5) In the sudden cold and darkness, their rooftop perch seemed precarious.(6) In the distance small hamlets teetered on mountain ridges, seemingly ready to tumble off their precarious perch .(7) The zander has the rough feel and spiked dorsal fins of the perch , protecting small fish from predation, particularly from pike and herons.(8) He puts food into the hands of a child and holds them steady so the birds will perch on his fingers and eat.(9) Spent birds perch limply in trees or at the vendor's feet.(10) Sunlight streams over fields, birds perch in trees, rows of bright crops glisten on the hills.(11) No one's perch overlooks anyone else's - even in the less expensive rooms and lodgings.(12) Meanwhile, she rested on a perch , mildly disgusted by all the commotion.(13) Over the weekend, the birds will perch on trees all around the neighborhood and wait for the cacophony to die down.(14) Finally, we found a perch , and the MC came out, and announced the first round.(15) Her perch on the edge of the bed had not been achieved easily.(16) The moon becomes moon again and the bird returns to its perch .
Related Words
(1) perch on ::
baars op
Synonyms
Noun
1. pole ::
paal
Verb
2. roost ::
nes
3. put ::
sit
4. be located ::
geleë wees
5. alight ::
aan die brand gesteek
Different Forms
perch, perched, perches, perching
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