πούς

See also: πους

Ancient GreekEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *pṓds. Cognates include Mycenaean Greek 𐀡 (po) (dat. 𐀡𐀆 (po-de /podei/)), Latin pēs, Sanskrit पद् (pad), Old Armenian ոտն (otn) and հետ (het), Gothic 𐍆𐍉𐍄𐌿𐍃 (fōtus) and Old English fōt (English foot).

PronunciationEdit

 

NounEdit

πούς (poúsm (genitive ποδός); third declension

  1. foot
  2. leg
  3. (unit of measure) Greek foot or pous, the ancient Greek and Byzantine unit of length originally based upon the length of a shod foot

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DescendantsEdit

  • English: -pod
  • Greek: πόδι (pódi)

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