pod

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See also: POD, pod-, pód, po'd, PO'd, -pod, and -pód

English[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Rhymes: -ɒd
Rhymes: -ɑːd

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle English *pod (seed-pod, husk, shell), from Old English pād (an outer garment, covering, coat, cloak), from Proto-Germanic *paidō (coat, smock, shirt), from Proto-Indo-European *baitā- (woolen clothes). Cognate with Old Saxon pēda (skirt), German dialectal Pfeid, Pfeit (shirt), Gothic [script?] (paida, mantle, skirt), Albanian petk (gown, garment, dress, suit), Ancient Greek [script?] (báitā, goat-skin, fur-coat or tent).

Noun[edit]

pod (plural pods)

  1. (botany) a seed case for legumes (e.g. peas, beans, peppers)
  2. a small vehicle, especially used in emergency situations
  3. (obsolete, UK, dialect) A bag; a pouch.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Tusser to this entry?)
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Verb[edit]

pod (third-person singular simple present pods, present participle podding, simple past and past participle podded)

  1. (intransitive) To bear or produce pods
  2. (transitive) To remove peas from their case.
  3. (intransitive) To swell or fill.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From a special use of Etymology 1. See above.

Noun[edit]

pod (plural pods)

  1. A group of whales, dolphins, seals, porpoises or hippopotami.
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gam

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Czech[edit]

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Preposition[edit]

pod + instrumental

  1. below

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Polish[edit]

pod

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *podъ, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂po + dʰh₁-o-

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronunciation depends on a following word.

Preposition[edit]

pod

  1. below, beneath, under, underneath
    pod ziemią — underground
  2. against
    pod wiatr - against the wind
    Nie płyń pod prąd! - Don't swim against the current!

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a Common Slavic podŭ.

Noun[edit]

pod n (plural poduri)

  1. bridge
  2. attic

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *podъ.

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Noun[edit]

pȍd m (Cyrillic spelling по̏д)

  1. floor
    pasti na pod — to fall to the floor
  2. ground
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *podъ.

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (enclitic pronominal form): poda

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pȍd (Cyrillic spelling по̏д)

  1. (with accusative) under, beneath (with change of position, answering the question kùda)
    s(j)ela je pod stablo — she sat under the tree
    pao je pod vlak — he fell under the train
  2. (with instrumental) under, beneath (stationary, answering the question gdjȅ/gdȅ)
    ona s(j)edi pod stablom — she is sitting under the tree
    pod suncemunder the sun
  3. (with instrumental) under, beneath (being in a particular condition)
    biti pod sumnjom — to be under suspicion
    biti pod pritiskom — to be under pressure
    biti pod dojmom — to be under impression
    pod oružjemunder arms
    biti pod nadzorom — to be under supervision/surveillance
    biti pod nečijom zaštitom — to be under someone's protection
    biti pod naglaskom — to be accented (stressed), to be under the accent (stress)
    pisati pod pseudonimom — to write under the pen name, pseudonymously
    biti pod zakletvom — to be under oath
  4. (with accusative) near, toward, in (temporal, with nouns denoting a final temporal segment)
    pod jesentoward fall
    pod krajnear the end
    pod starostin one's old age
  5. (with instrumental) during (temporal)
    pod odmoromduring the (school) break
    pod pauzomduring the (job) break
    pod satomduring the (school) lesson
    pod vladavinomduring the reign of
  6. (with accusative) as, instead of, in lieu of
    pokušati prodati mrkvu pod rotkvu — to try selling carrot as radish
  7. miscellaneous idiomatic meanings
    to je pod moranje — that is obligatory
    baciti pod noge — to reject, throw away
    nebu pod oblake — far away
    pod uv(j)etom/uslovom da — under the condition of, on the condition that
    pod izgovorom — under the pretext
    pod Zagrebom — near Zagreb
    pod Velebitom — at the foot of Velebit, on the foothills of Velebit
    pod korovom — covered/overgrown with weed
    ništa pod (milim) bogom — absolutely nothing
    pod kontrolom (with genitive) — under the control (of)
    pod tim(e) mislim — by that I mean
    biti pod antibioticima — to be on antibiotics
    pod pravim kutom — perpendicular

Slovene[edit]

Noun[edit]

pod m inan (??? please provide the genitive!, ??? please provide the nominative plural!)

  1. floor (lower part of a room)


This Slovene entry was created from the translations listed at floor. It may be less reliable than other entries, and may be missing parts of speech or additional senses. Please also see pod in the Slovene Wiktionary. This notice will be removed when the entry is checked. (more information) April 2008


Volapük[edit]

Noun[edit]

pod (plural pods)

  1. apple

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