Pronunciation of Foot  

English Meaning

The terminal part of the leg of man or an animal; esp., the part below the ankle or wrist; that part of an animal upon which it rests when standing, or moves. See Manus, and Pes.

  1. The lower extremity of the vertebrate leg that is in direct contact with the ground in standing or walking.
  2. A structure used for locomotion or attachment in an invertebrate animal, such as the muscular organ extending from the ventral side of a mollusk.
  3. Something suggestive of a foot in position or function, especially:
  4. The lowest part; the bottom: the foot of a mountain; the foot of a page.
  5. The end opposite the head, top, or front: the foot of a bed; the foot of a parade.
  6. The termination of the leg of a piece of furniture, especially when shaped or modeled.
  7. The part of a sewing machine that holds down and guides the cloth.
  8. Nautical The lower edge of a sail.
  9. Printing The part of a type body that forms the sides of the groove at the base.
  10. Botany The base of the sporophyte in mosses and liverworts.
  11. The inferior part or rank: at the foot of the class.
  12. The part of a stocking or high-topped boot that encloses the foot.
  13. A manner of moving; a step: walks with a light foot.
  14. Speed or momentum, as in a race: "the only other Democrats who've demonstrated any foot till now” ( Michael Kramer).
  15. Foot soldiers; infantry.
  16. A unit of poetic meter consisting of stressed and unstressed syllables in any of various set combinations. For example, an iambic foot has an unstressed followed by a stressed syllable.
  17. A unit of length in the U.S. Customary and British Imperial systems equal to 12 inches (0.3048 meter). See Table at measurement.
  18. Sediment that forms during the refining of oil and other liquids; dregs.
  19. To go on foot; walk. Often used with it: When their car broke down, they had to foot it the rest of the way.
  20. To dance. Often used with it: "We foot it all the night/weaving olden dances” ( William Butler Yeats).
  21. Nautical To make headway; sail.
  22. To go by foot over, on, or through; tread.
  23. To execute the steps of (a dance).
  24. To add up (a column of numbers) and write the sum at the bottom; total: footed up the bill.
  25. To pay; defray: footed the expense of their children's education.
  26. To provide (a stocking, for example) with a foot.
  27. at (someone's) feet Enchanted or fascinated by another.
  28. best foot forward A favorable initial impression: He always has his best foot forward when speaking to his constituents. Put your best foot forward during an employment interview.
  29. feet of clay An underlying weakness or fault: "They discovered to their vast discomfiture that their idol had feet of clay, after placing him upon a pedestal” ( James Joyce).
  30. foot in the door Slang An initial point of or opportunity for entry.
  31. foot in the door Slang A first step in working toward a goal.
  32. get (one's) feet wet To start a new activity or job.
  33. have one foot in the grave Informal To be on the verge of death, as from illness or severe trauma.
  34. have (one's) feet on the ground To be sensible and practical about one's situation.
  35. on (one's) feet Standing up: The crowd was on its feet for the last ten seconds.
  36. on (one's) feet Fully recovered, as after an illness or convalescence: The patient is on her feet again.
  37. on (one's) feet In a sound or stable operating condition: put the business back on its feet after years of mismanagement.
  38. on (one's) feet In an impromptu situation; extemporaneously: "Politicians provide easy targets for grammatical nitpickers because they have to think on their feet” ( Springfield MA Morning Union).
  39. on the right foot In an auspicious manner: The project started off on the right foot but soon ran into difficulties.
  40. on the wrong foot In an inauspicious manner: The project started off on the wrong foot.

Malayalam Meaning

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താള് - Thaalu | Thalu ;ചവിട്ടടി - Chavittadi ;കാല്‍ - Kaal‍ | Kal‍ ;ചോട് - Chodu ;പാദം - Paadham | Padham ;കാലുറയുടെ പാദഭാഗം - Kaalurayude Paadhabhaagam | Kalurayude Padhabhagam ;

പദ്യഭാഗം - Padhyabhaagam | Padhyabhagam ;ലഞ്ജം - Lanjjam ;അധോഭാഗം - Adhobhaagam | Adhobhagam ;അടി - Adi ;പത്ത് - Paththu | Pathu ;ചുവട്‌ - Chuvadu ;ബില്ലുകൊടുക്കുക - Billukodukkuka ;ഫുട്‌ (ഒരു അളവ്‌) - Phudu (oru Alavu) ;കാല് - Kaalu | Kalu ;12 ഇഞ്ച്‌ നീളം - 12 Inchu Neelam ;കാല്‍ച്ചുവട് - Kaal‍chuvadu | Kal‍chuvadu ;കാലടി - Kaaladi | Kaladi ;അംഹ്രി - Amhri ;കഴല്‍ - Kazhal‍ ;ചരണം - Charanam ;താഴ്‌വര - Thaazhvara | Thazhvara ;ചരണം (കവിതയില്‍) - Charanam (kavithayil‍) ;അടിവാരം - Adivaaram | Adivaram ;ബ്രിട്ടീഷ്‌ ഗണനസമ്പ്രദായത്തിലെ ദൂരത്തിന്റെ ഒരളവ്‌ - Britteeshu Gananasampradhaayaththile Dhooraththinte Oralavu | Britteeshu Gananasampradhayathile Dhoorathinte Oralavu ;അംഘ്രി - Amghri ;ക്രമണം - Kramanam ;പദം - Padham ;കാലാള്‍പ്പട - Kaalaal‍ppada | Kalal‍ppada ;12 ഇഞ്ചിനു തുല്യം - 12 Inchinu Thulyam ;അടിയളവ്‌ - Adiyalavu ;


The Usage is actually taken from the Verse(s) of English+Malayalam Holy Bible.

Judges 20:2

And the leaders of all the people, all the tribes of Israel, presented themselves in the assembly of the people of God, four hundred thousand foot soldiers who drew the sword.

യിസ്രായേലിന്റെ സകലഗോത്രങ്ങളുമായ സർവ്വജനത്തിന്റെയും പ്രധാനികളും ആയുധപാണികളായ നാലുലക്ഷം കാലാളും ദൈവത്തിന്റെ ജനസംഘത്തിൽ വന്നുനിന്നു--

Proverbs 3:26

For the LORD will be your confidence, And will keep your foot from being caught.

യഹോവ നിന്റെ ആശ്രയമായിരിക്കും; അവൻ നിന്റെ കാൽ കുടുങ്ങാതവണ്ണം കാക്കും.

Genesis 41:44

Pharaoh also said to Joseph, "I am Pharaoh, and without your consent no man may lift his hand or foot in all the land of Egypt."

ഫറവോൻ യോസേഫിന്നു സാപ്നത്ത് പനേഹ് എന്നു പേരിട്ടു; ഔനിലെ പുരോഹിതനായ പോത്തിഫേറയുടെ മകൾ ആസ്നത്തിനെ അവന്നു ഭാര്യയായി കൊടുത്തു. പിന്നെ യോസേഫ് മിസ്രയീംദേശത്തു സഞ്ചരിച്ചു.


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