feet

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle English feet, fet, from Old English fēt, from Proto-Germanic *fōtiz, from Proto-Indo-European *pódes, nominative plural of *pṓds (foot).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

feet pl (plural only)

  1. plural form of foot.
    • 1915, Mrs. Belloc Lowndes, The Lodger, chapter II:
      There was a neat hat-and-umbrella stand, and the stranger's weary feet fell soft on a good, serviceable dark-red drugget, which matched in colour the flock-paper on the walls.
    • 1963, Margery Allingham, chapter 14, in The China Governess[1]:
      Just under the ceiling there were three lunette windows, heavily barred and blacked out in the normal way by centuries of grime. Their bases were on a level with the pavement outside, a narrow way which was several feet lower than the road behind the house.

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

feet

  1. (obsolete) Fact; performance; feat.

Statistics[edit]

Most common English words before 1923: 2 · open · therefore · #327: feet · lay · along · four

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Luxembourgish[edit]

Verb[edit]

feet

  1. inflection of feeën:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person plural present indicative
    3. second-person plural imperative

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Noun[edit]

feet n

  1. definite singular of fe (Etymology 2)

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Noun[edit]

feet n

  1. definite singular of fe (Etymology 2)