Origin of -poda
Words nearby -poda
WORDS THAT USE -PODA
What does -poda mean?
The form –poda comes from Greek –pous, meaning “-footed.” The Latin cognate of –pous is –pēs, “-footed,” and is the source of several combining forms related to the lower extremities, including –ped, –pede, and pedi–. Discover more at our Words That Use articles for each of these three forms.
What are variants of –poda?
Though –poda doesn’t have any variants, it shares an origin with the combining forms pod–, podo–, –pod, –pode, –podium, and –podous. Want to know more? Read our Words That Use articles for all six forms.
Examples of -poda
An example of a scientific term that features the form –poda is Arthropoda, “the phylum comprising the arthropods,” which includes insects and spiders. Arthropoda comes from the Latin equivalent of the form.
The form arthro– means “joint’ or “jointed,” from Greek árthron, while –poda means “those having feet.” Arthropoda literally translates to “those having jointed feet.”
What are some words that use the combining form –poda?
What are some other forms that –poda may be commonly confused with?
Break it down!
The combining form tricho– means “hair.” With this in mind, what is unique about flies in the genus Trichopoda?
How to use -poda in a sentence
Parrn se estremeci, y yo tambin, conociendo que el amor10 propio de adivino me poda salir por la tapa de los sesos.
Aun no ha mediado mi sufrimiento, cuando yo no poda sufrir ya ms!
La Inquisicin resucit por un momento para destruir la obra de un genio vindicador y rebelde, ya que no poda aniquilar a su autor.Heath's Modern Language Series: The Spanish American Reader|Ernesto Nelson
Pepe Rey se encerr en su cuarto para escribir varias cartas, y no poda apartar de su mente una idea fija.Doa Perfecta|Benito Prez Galds
Hold up your foot—'Live la pied'—'Alza el pie'—'Aron ton poda,' etc., at the same time lift his foot with your hand.