πλευρά

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Pre-Greek.

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πλευρᾱ́ (pleurā́f (genitive πλευρᾶς); first declension

  1. (rare) rib
  2. (in the plural) side of a man or animal
  3. side, of things and places
  4. (geometry) a line that forms the side of a triangle or other two-dimensional figure
  5. (geometry) a square that forms the side of a cube

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Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek πλευρά (pleurá).

Noun[edit]

πλευρά (plevráf (plural πλευρές)

  1. side (especially a surface or an area)
    στη δυτική πλευρά του κτιρίου
    sti dytikí plevrá tou ktiríou
    on the west side of the building
    η αίθουσα είχε δύο πλευρές με καθίσματα
    i aíthousa eíche dýo plevrés me kathísmata
    the room has two sides with seats
  2. (mathematics) side
    Ένα τρίγωνο έχει τρεις κορυφές, τρεις πλευρές και τρεις γωνίες.
    Éna trígono échei treis koryfés, treis plevrés kai treis goníes.
    A triangle has three sides.
  3. side
    η δεξιά πλευρά του αυτοκινήτου
    i dexiá plevrá tou aftokinítou
    the right (hand) side of the car
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πλευρά (plevrán

  1. Nominative, accusative and vocative plural form of πλευρό (plevró).