πλατύς

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Ancient Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *pl̥th₂us, zero grade of *pleth₂os (whence πλάτος (plátos)). Cognates include Sanskrit पृथु (pṛthu) and Avestan pǝrǝʮu [script?], Latvian plats; compare also English flat, Old Norse flatr.

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Adjective[edit]

πλατύς (platúsm, πλατεῖα f, πλατύ n; first/third declension

  1. wide, broad
  2. flat, level
  3. broad-shouldered
  4. far advanced (of seasons)
  5. broad, strong
  6. diffuse
  7. widespread, frequent
  8. (feminine substantive)
    1. street (usually of a main street)
    2. flat of the hand
    3. type of dish or cup
    4. broad stripe or border
  9. salty, brackish

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