See also: pédal, pedál, Pedal, and pedał

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French pédale, Latin pedālis.

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pedal (plural pedals)

  1. A lever operated by one's foot that is used to control or power a machine or mechanism, such as a bicycle or piano
    There are three pedals on manual cars, two on automatics.
    A piano usually has two or three pedals.
    the pedal of a loom
  2. (medicine) an orthopedic structure or a footlike part.
  3. (music) An effects unit, especially one designed to be activated by being stepped on.
  4. (equestrianism, humorous) A stirrup.
  5. (music) The ranks of pipes played from the pedal-board of an organ.
    A small organ commonly has only one or two ranks on the pedal.

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pedal (third-person singular simple present pedals, present participle (UK) pedalling or (US) pedaling, simple past and past participle (UK) pedalled or (US) pedaled)

  1. To operate a pedal attached to a wheel in a continuous circular motion.
    to pedal one's loom
  2. To operate a bicycle.
    He was out of breath from pedalling up the steep hill.

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pedal (not comparable)

  1. Of or relating to the foot.

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CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin pedālis.

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pedal m (plural pedals)

  1. pedal (lever operated by one’s foot)

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ChavacanoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Spanish pedal (pedal).

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pedal

  1. pedal

GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin pedalis.

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pedal m (plural pedais)

  1. pedal
    Synonym: pegueira

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Latin pedalis.

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pedal m (definite singular pedalen, indefinite plural pedaler, definite plural pedalene)

  1. a pedal

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin pedalis.

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pedal m (definite singular pedalen, indefinite plural pedalar, definite plural pedalane)

  1. a pedal

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PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Learned borrowing from Latin pedālis.[1][2]

PronunciationEdit

  • Rhymes: (Portugal) -al, (Brazil) -aw
  • Hyphenation: pe‧dal

NounEdit

pedal m (plural pedais)

  1. pedal (lever operated by one’s foot)

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pedal m or f (plural pedais, not comparable)

  1. Synonym of podal

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ pedal” in Dicionário infopédia da Língua Portuguesa. Porto: Porto Editora, 2003–2022.
  2. ^ pedal” in Dicionário Priberam da Língua Portuguesa.

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin pedālis.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /peˈdal/, [peˈð̞al]

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pedal m (plural pedales)

  1. pedal (lever operated by one’s foot)
  2. (colloquial) drunkenness
    Synonyms: see Thesaurus:borrachera

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pedal c

  1. pedal; a lever operated by one's foot that is used to control a machine or mechanism, such as a bicycle or piano

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Declension of pedal 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative pedal pedalen pedaler pedalerna
Genitive pedals pedalens pedalers pedalernas

TagalogEdit

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Spanish pedal.

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: pe‧dal
  • IPA(key): /peˈdal/, [peˈdal]

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pedál

  1. pedal (foot lever)
  2. (music) pedal; effects unit

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