fod

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See also: FOD, fód, fòd, föd, főd, and fød

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a shortening of forehead, folk etymology an acronym for "forehead of doom".

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Noun[edit]

fod (plural fods)

  1. (Slang, dialectal, Northern England) forehead, particularly a large one

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse fótr, from Proto-Germanic *fōts, cognate with English foot, German Fuß, Dutch voet. The Germanic noun goes back to Proto-Indo-European *pṓds (foot), which is also the source of Latin pēs, Ancient Greek πούς (poús).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈfoˀð], [ˈfoðˀ]

Noun[edit]

fod c (singular definite foden, plural indefinite fødder or (as a measure) fod)

  1. (anatomy) foot
  2. (figuratively) the base or lower part of something, e.g. a page or a mountain
  3. (historical or referring to foreign cultures) foot, unit of measure, in Denmark 31.4 cm until 1907, equal to 12 tommer (inches)
  4. (prosody or phonology, rare) foot, a rhythmical unit

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Middle English[edit]

Noun[edit]

fod

  1. Alternative form of fot

Volapük[edit]

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Noun[edit]

fod (nominative plural fods)

  1. scythe

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Welsh[edit]

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fod

  1. Soft mutation of bod.

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
bod fod mod unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.