To express stronger uncertainty what word is correct, Perhaps or probably?

Perhaps I was wrong

Probably you were right

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    "Perhaps* refers to some possibility, and something that is probable is more likely than something that is possible.
    – Andrew
    Apr 6 '18 at 22:57

With the example you give, they express equal uncertainty. How you say it changes the meaning a lot.

PERhaps I was wrong = I was not wrong

Perhaps I WAS wrong = I might have been wrong

Probably you were riGHT? = You might have been right

Probably you WERE right = You were right

In general, however, perhaps is more uncertain than probably.

(I'd say perhaps is 50% certain and probably is 90% certain, but others might disagree.)

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