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piel f. (Noun) "skin"
10th cent. Old Spanish pielle; after 12th cent., piel. From Latin pellis 'id.' From Proto-Italic *pelni- 'id.' From Proto-Indo-European *pel-ni̯- 'id.' From a root *pel- of unknown meaning.
Indo-European
Romance
Asturian piel, Portuguese pele, Catalan pell, French peau, Italian pelle, Aromanian cheali, Romanian piele, Sardinian pedhe
Germanic
Gothic þruts-fill "leprosy," Old Norse fjall "skin," Old High German fel 'id.,' Old English fell 'id.'
Balto-Slavic
Old Church Slavonic pelena "swathing band," Russian pelená "shroud," Czech plena "headscarf," Slovene plẹ́na "bandage," Lithuanian plėnė̃ "membrane"
Hellenic
Ancient Greek πελλοράφος (pelloráphos) "sewing hides together"