πλευρά

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πλευρᾱ́ ‎(pleurā́f ‎(genitive πλευρᾶς); first declension

  1. (anatomy, rare) a 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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πλευρά in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press


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πλευρά ‎(plevráf ‎(plural πλευρές)

  1. side (especially a surface or an area)
    στη δυτική πλευρά του κτιρίου
    on the west side of the building
    η αίθουσα είχε δύο πλευρές με καθίσματα
    the room has two sides with seats
  2. side
    η δεξιά πλευρά του αυτοκινήτου
    the right (hand) side of the car
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πλευρά ‎(plevrán

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