Platz

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English[edit]

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German

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Platz

  1. A surname.
    • 2007, Ann Platz, Queen Esther's Reflection: A Portrait of Grace, Courage, and Excellence
      Lilly loves everything about John Platz! He feeds her, walks her, gives her treats, and she even takes an afternoon nap with him!

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin platea, from Ancient Greek πλατεῖα (plateia), shortening of πλατεῖα (plateia) ὁδός (plateia hodos, broad way).

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Noun[edit]

Platz m (genitive Platzes, plural Plätze)

  1. circus (architecture)
  2. square (area)
    Marktplatz
    Market square
  3. place (unspecified place)
  4. space, room
    Es gibt keinen Platz hier.
    There is no room here.
  5. rank
    Er machte den ersten Platz.
    He was the first.

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