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πούς

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Self-will so ardent and active that it will break a world to pieces to make a stool to sit on.
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Ancient Greek

Alternative spellings

Etymology

From Proto-Indo-European *póds, *pṓds. Cognates include Latin pēs, Sanskrit पद् (pád), Gothic 𐍆𐍉𐍄𐌿𐍃 (fōtus) and Old English fōt (English foot).

Pronunciation

  • (Classical): IPA: [poː́s]
  • (Koine): IPA: [puːs]
  • (Byzantine): IPA: [pus]

Noun

πούς (genitive ποδός) m, third declension; (pous)

  1. foot
  2. leg

Inflection

Usage notes

Homer also uses the dative plurals ποσσί and πόδεσσι. In addition Epic Greek uses ποδοῖιν as the genitive and dative dual.

References

Strong’s concordance number: G4228

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