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substantive

P. and V. πούς, ὁ.

step: P. and V. βάσις, ἡ (Plato but rare P.), V. ἔμβασις, ἡ.

measure: P. πούς, ὁ.

In scansion: Ar. and P. πούς, ὁ.

base, lowest part: P. and V. κρηπίς, ἡ (Plato), βάθρον, τό (Xen.), βάσις, ἡ (Plato), P. ἔδαφος, τό.

foundation: P. θεμέλιος, ὁ, P. and V. πυθμήν, ὁ, V. ῥίζα, ἡ.

foot of a hill: P. κράσπεδα, τά (Xen.).

at the fool of, prep.: P. and V. ὑπό (dat.).

at the fool of Mount Gerania: P. ὑπὸ τῷ ὅρει τῇ Γερανίᾳ (Thuc. 4, 70).

at the foot, adv.: V. νέρθεν (Eur., Bacchae 752), ἔνερθεν.

foot (of a piece of furniture), subs.: Ar. and P. πούς, ὁ (Xen.).

on foot: P. πεζῇ, or use adj., P. and V. πεζός, agreeing with subject.

fight on foot, v.: Ar. and P. πεζομαχεῖν.

battle between foot-soldiers, subs.: P. πεζομαχία, ἡ.

spring to one's feet, v.: Ar. and P. ἀναπηδᾶν.

trample under foot: V. λὰξ πατεῖν (acc.); see trample.

set on foot: P. and V. καθιστάναι, προτιθέναι; see institute.

set foot on: P. and V. ἐπιβαίνειν (gen.), ἐμβαίνειν (P. εἰς, acc., V. acc., gen., or dat.), V. ἐπεμβαίνειν (acc., gen., or dat.), ἐμβατεύειν (acc. or gen.); see tread.

with bare feet, adj.: Ar. and P. ἀνυπόδητος, V. νηλίπους. ἀνάρβυλος (Eur., Fragment).

how many feet long? P. ποσάπους;

two feet long, adj.: P. δίπους.

three feet long: P. τρίπους.

ten feet long: Ar. δεκάπους.

a stool with silver feet: P. δίφρος ἀργυρόπους, ὁ (Dem. 741).