pied

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /paɪd/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -aɪd

Etymology 1[edit]

From archaic pie (magpie), from Old French pie, from Latin pica.

Adjective[edit]

pied (comparative more pied, superlative most pied)

  1. Having two or more colors, especially black and white.
    Synonyms: bicolor, nun-coloured, particoloured, piebald
  2. Decorated or colored in blotches.
Derived terms[edit]
Translations[edit]

References[edit]

  • pied at OneLook Dictionary Search

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Verb[edit]

pied

  1. simple past tense and past participle of pi

Etymology 3[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Verb[edit]

pied

  1. simple past tense and past participle of pie

Anagrams[edit]


Franco-Provençal[edit]

Noun[edit]

pied m

  1. foot

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French pied, from Old French pié, from Latin pes, pedem, from Proto-Indo-European *pṓds. The -d was added to the spelling in Middle French after the Latin form. Cognate with Italian piede, Catalan peu, Spanish pie, Portuguese , and further with English foot, Lithuanian pėda, Persian پا() etc.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pied m (plural pieds)

  1. (anatomy) foot
    Synonyms: (slang) panard, (informal) peton
  2. leg, foot (projection on the bottom of a piece of equipment to support it)
  3. an old unit of measure equal to 32.5 centimetres
  4. (Quebec, etc.) Translation for English foot (approx. 30.5 centimetres)
  5. (poetry) foot

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Haitian Creole: pye

Further reading[edit]


Middle French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French pié.

Noun[edit]

pied m (plural pieds)

  1. foot

Descendants[edit]


Volapük[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French pied.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pied (nominative plural pieds)

  1. (unit of measure) foot

Declension[edit]