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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

According to Beekes, from Proto-Indo-European *pel- (to cover, wrap; skin, hide; cloth) and cognate with Latin pellis (skin), Proto-Germanic *fellą (skin, hide) and Proto-Slavic *plěna (membrane).

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πέλμᾰ (pélman (genitive πέλμᾰτος); third declension

  1. sole of the foot
    1. sole of the shoe
  2. stalk (of apples and pears)

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GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the Ancient Greek πέλμᾰ (pélma).

NounEdit

πέλμα (pélman (plural πέλματα)

  1. sole (of foot)
  2. sole (of shoe)

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