plas

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Albanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Albanian *platśi-, from Proto-Indo-European *pleh1ḱ- 'to tear, rend'. Cognate to Lithuanian plė́šti (to burst, crack), Latvian plêst (to tear) and perhaps German platzen (to blow, explode).

Verb[edit]

plas (first-person singular past tense plasa, participle plasur)

  1. to crack, burst, break through
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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

plas m (plural plassen, diminutive plasje n)

  1. a body of still water, pool
    De plassen in deze streek zijn het gevolg van turfwinning. - The pools in this region result from the excavation of peat.
    Over de grote plas. - Across the ocean.
  2. puddle
    Om de plas bloed heen liep hij naar het raam. - He walked around the puddle of blood towards the window.
  3. urine
    Hij deed een grote plas. - He urinated extensively.

Verb[edit]

plas

  1. first-person singular present indicative of plassen
  2. imperative of plassen

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