Elements Starting with P

usage
type
pa Sanskrit
Sanskrit affix meaning "protecting, guarding".
padma पद्म Sanskrit
Sanskrit word meaning "lotus".
paganus Ancient Roman
Latin word meaning "rural, rustic", later acquiring the meaning "heathen, pagan".
page Medieval French
Old French word meaning "page, servant".
pagus Ancient Roman
Latin word meaning "region, area, countryside".
pak پاک Persian
Persian word meaning "pure".
pala पाल Sanskrit
Sanskrit element meaning "guard, protector".
pallava पल्लव Sanskrit
Sanskrit word meaning "budding leaf, shoot, sprout".
palma Ancient Roman
Latin word meaning "palm tree".
palumbes Ancient Roman
Latin word meaning "wood pigeon".
palus Ancient Roman
Latin word meaning "stake, post".
pán Chinese
Chinese character meaning "tray, pan".
pān Chinese
Chinese character meaning "water in which rice has been rinsed". It also refers to a river that flows into the Han River.
pan πᾶν Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "all".
panah פָּנָה Ancient Hebrew
Hebrew word meaning "to turn to, to turn away".
panka पङ्क Sanskrit
Sanskrit word meaning "mud".
panningaz Ancient Germanic (Hypothetical)
Proto-Germanic word meaning "coin, penny".
pantex Ancient Roman
Latin word meaning "stomach, paunch".
panther πάνθηρ Ancient Greek
Greek word meaning "panther", probably of Sanskrit origin.
papa Ancient Roman
Latin word meaning "father" (an alternative to the more formal pater), and later acquiring the meaning "bishop" and then "pope".
pappas πάππας Ancient Greek
Greek word meaning "father" (an alternative to the more formal πατήρ (pater)), and later acquiring the meaning "priest".
parama परम Sanskrit
Sanskrit word meaning "highest, best".
parere 1 Ancient Roman
Latin word meaning "to be apparent".
parere 2 Ancient Roman
Latin word meaning "to produce, to give birth".
paries Ancient Roman
Latin word meaning "wall".
park Medieval English
Middle English word meaning "park".
parthenos παρθένος Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "maiden".
paşa Turkish
Turkish title meaning "pasha, military ruler".
pascha πάσχα Ancient Greek, Ancient Roman
Greek and Latin word meaning "Easter" or "Passover", of Hebrew origin.
pastinaca Ancient Roman
Latin word meaning "parsnip".
pastor Ancient Roman
Latin word meaning "shepherd".
pater πατήρ Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "father". The genitive form is πατρός (patros).
pater noster Ancient Roman
Latin words meaning "our Father". These are the first two words of the Lord's Prayer. This can refer to the prayer itself or to rosary beads.
path Old Dutch
Old Dutch word meaning "path".
pati पति Sanskrit
Sanskrit word meaning "husband, lord".
patina Ancient Roman
Latin word meaning "pan".
pauper Ancient Roman
Latin word meaning "poor".
pavo Ancient Roman
Latin word meaning "peacock".
pax Ancient Roman
Latin word meaning "peace".
pe Japanese
Japanese on reading of běi.
peac Anglo-Saxon
Old English word meaning "pointed hill, peak".
pecok Medieval English
Middle English word meaning "peacock".
péi Chinese
Chinese character meaning "long (clothing)".
pei Japanese
Japanese kan'on reading of píng.
pene πήνη Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "threads, weft".
péng Chinese
Chinese character meaning "friend".
penn Anglo-Saxon
Old English word meaning "pen, enclosure".
peregrinus Ancient Roman
Latin word meaning "traveller".
peri περί Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "around, exceedingly".
perla Late Roman
Late Latin word meaning "pearl".
pertho πέρθω Ancient Greek
Greek word meaning "to destroy".
pesach פֶּסַח Ancient Hebrew
Hebrew word meaning "Passover".
petra πέτρα Ancient Greek
Greek word meaning "rock".
petuku Пѧтъкъ Medieval Slavic
Slavic word meaning "Friday".
pfuol Old High German
Old High German word meaning "pool".
phaidros φαιδρός Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "bright".
phạm Vietnamese
Vietnamese form of fàn.
phan Vietnamese
Vietnamese form of pān.
phanes φανής Ancient Greek
Greek suffix meaning "appearing".
phemi φημί Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "to speak, to declare".
phero φέρω Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "to bring, to carry, to bear".
phet ເພັດ Lao
Lao word meaning "diamond".
phifan Old High German
Old High German word meaning "to pipe".
phileo φιλέω Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "to love".
philomel English
English word meaning "nightingale", from the Greek name Philomela.
philos φίλος Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "lover, friend".
phon พร Thai
Thai word meaning "blessing", of Sanskrit origin.
phone 1 φωνή Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "voice".
phone 2 φονή Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "murder, slaughter".
phos φῶς Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "light". The genitive form is φωτός (photos).
phúc Vietnamese
Vietnamese form of .
phương Vietnamese
Vietnamese form of fāng.
phượng Vietnamese
Vietnamese form of fèng.
phylakteos φυλακτέος Ancient Greek
Greek word meaning "to be watched".
phyton φυτόν Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "plant, tree".
pictus Ancient Roman
Latin word meaning "painted".
píli Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse word meaning "willow".
pilvi Medieval Finnic
Finnic word meaning "cloud".
píng Chinese
Chinese character meaning "level, even, peaceful".
pinus Ancient Roman
Latin word meaning "pine tree, pinewood".
pipian Anglo-Saxon
Old English word meaning "to pipe".
pirum Ancient Roman
Latin word meaning "pear".
piruz پیروز Ancient Persian
Persian word meaning "victorious".
pita पीत Sanskrit
Sanskrit word meaning "yellow".
pitinnus Late Roman
Late Latin word meaning "small".
planca Late Roman
Late Latin word meaning "plank".
platys πλατύς Ancient Greek
Greek word meaning "broad, wide, flat".
pleshi Medieval Slavic
Slavic word meaning "bald patch".
ploutos πλοῦτος Ancient Greek
Greek word meaning "wealth".
podium Ancient Roman
Latin word meaning "balcony, platform".
pokorinu Medieval Slavic
Slavic word meaning "humble".
pol Anglo-Saxon, Old Saxon
Old English and Old Saxon word meaning "pool".
polanie Polish
Polish word meaning "Poles, Polish people".
polemeios πολεμήϊος Ancient Greek
Greek word meaning "aggressive, warlike".
polemos πόλεμος Ancient Greek
Greek word meaning "war".
polis πόλις Ancient Greek
Greek word meaning "city".
polmy Medieval Slavic
Slavic word meaning "flame".
polys πολύς Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "much, many".
pono Hawaiian
Hawaiian word meaning "good, moral".
pons Ancient Roman
Latin word meaning "bridge".
popu попъ Medieval Slavic
Slavic word meaning "priest".
porcus Ancient Roman
Latin word meaning "pig".
porrum Ancient Roman
Latin word meaning "leek".
porta Ancient Roman
Latin word meaning "gate, door".
portus Ancient Roman
Latin word meaning "port, harbour".
posis πόσις Ancient Greek
Greek word meaning "husband, lord".
postis Ancient Roman
Latin word meaning "post, pole".
potoku Medieval Slavic
Slavic word meaning "stream".
prabha प्रभा Sanskrit
Sanskrit word meaning "light, radiance".
prachya प्राच्य Sanskrit
Sanskrit word meaning "eastern, ancient".
pradipa प्रदीप Sanskrit
Sanskrit word meaning "lamp, light".
prakasha प्रकाश Sanskrit
Sanskrit word meaning "light, bright, shining".
pranava प्रणव Sanskrit
Sanskrit word referring to ओम् (om), the Hindu sacred syllable.
pranaya प्रणय Sanskrit
Sanskrit word meaning "leader, guidance, love".
prasada प्रसाद Sanskrit
Sanskrit word meaning "brightness, clearness, graciousness, offering".
prasanna प्रसन्न Sanskrit
Sanskrit word meaning "clear, bright, tranquil".
prashanta प्रशान्त Sanskrit
Sanskrit word meaning "calm, quiet".
pratapa प्रताप Sanskrit
Sanskrit word meaning "heat, splendour, glory".
pratibha प्रतिभा Sanskrit
Sanskrit word meaning "light, splendour, intelligence".
pratika प्रतीक Sanskrit
Sanskrit word meaning "look, appearance".
pratima प्रतिमा Sanskrit
Sanskrit word meaning "image, likeness, reflection".
pravina प्रवीण Sanskrit
Sanskrit word meaning "skilled".
praxis πρᾶξις Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "action, exercise".
pre Medieval Slavic
Slavic prefix meaning "over, again, the most".
prema प्रेम Sanskrit
Sanskrit word meaning "love, affection".
preost Anglo-Saxon
Old English word meaning "priest".
prid Medieval Slavic
Slavic element meaning "first, in front of".
princeps Ancient Roman
Latin word meaning "first in line".
priteni Ancient Celtic (Hypothetical)
Old Celtic word meaning "Briton, Celt of the British Islands".
priti प्रीति Sanskrit
Sanskrit word meaning "pleasure, joy, love".
priyankara प्रियंकर Sanskrit
Sanskrit word meaning "agreeable, amiable".
protos πρῶτος Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "first".
protz German
German word meaning "showy, pompous", ultimately from Bavarian German meaning "toad".
provincia Ancient Roman
Latin word meaning "province, command".
Akkadian
Akkadian word meaning "mouth, word".
1 朴, 樸 Chinese
Chinese character meaning "plain, unadorned, simple".
2 Chinese
Chinese character meaning "riverbank, shore".
pua Hawaiian
Hawaiian word meaning "flower, offspring".
puja पूजा Sanskrit
Sanskrit word meaning "honour, worship", the name of a Hindu ritual.
pulad پولاد Persian
Persian word meaning "steel".
pulku пълкъ Medieval Slavic
Slavic element meaning "people, host, army".
punita पुनीत Sanskrit
Sanskrit word meaning "cleaned, purified".
purnima पूर्णिमा Sanskrit
Sanskrit word meaning "full moon".
purusha पुरुष Sanskrit
Sanskrit word meaning "man, person".
pushpa पुष्प Sanskrit
Sanskrit word meaning "flower".
puteus Ancient Roman
Latin word meaning "well, pit".
putra पुत्र Sanskrit
Sanskrit word meaning "child, son".
pyr πῦρ Ancient Greek
Greek element meaning "fire".