plát

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Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowing from German Platte, from Medieval Latin plata, from Vulgar Latin *plat(t)us, from Ancient Greek πλατύς (platús, broad, flat, wide).[1] Cognate with English plate.

Noun[edit]

plát m

  1. A sheet, plate or slab.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *polti, derived from Proto-Indo-European *pol (to burn, be warm).[2]

Verb[edit]

plát impf

  1. (intransitive) to burn brightly (about a fire)
Conjugation[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ plát¹ in Jiří Rejzek, Český etymologický slovník, Leda, 2007
  2. ^ plát² in Jiří Rejzek, Český etymologický slovník, Leda, 2007