πόδι

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From Byzantine Greek πόδιν (pódin), from Ancient Greek πόδιον (pódion), diminutive of πούς (poús), from Proto-Indo-European *póds, *pṓds.

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πόδι (pódin (plural πόδια)

  1. (anatomy) leg (portion of the lower human appendage from the thigh to the ankle)
    Έσπασε το πόδι του παίζοντας ποδόσφαιρο.Éspase to pódi tou paízontas podósfairo.He broke his leg playing football.
  2. (anatomy) foot
    Του έκοψαν το πόδι επειδή είχε μολυνθεί το δάχτυλο του ποδιού.Tou ékopsan to pódi epeidí eíche molyntheí to dáchtylo tou podioú.They cut his foot off because the toe had become infected.
  3. (figuratively) leg (of a piece of furniture)
    Αυτό το τραπέζι έχει μόνο τρία πόδια.Aftó to trapézi échei móno tría pódia.This table only has three legs.
  4. (geography, figuratively) finger (of land)
    Η Χαλκιδική έχει τρία πόδια.I Chalkidikí échei tría pódia.Chalkidiki has three 'fingers'.
  5. (unit of measure) foot (unit of measure equal to twelve inches or one third of a yard)
    Το αεροσκάφος πετάει στα τριάντα χιλιάδες πόδια.To aeroskáfos petáei sta triánta chiliádes pódia.The aircraft is flying at thirty thousand feet.

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