πλατεία

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See also: πλατεῖα

Ancient Greek[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

πλᾰτείᾱ (plateíā)

  1. nominative, accusative, and vocative dual feminine of πλᾰτύς (platús)

Greek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From feminine adjective of Ancient Greek πλατεῖα (wide) (by ellipsis of the noun ὁδός (hodós): "wide street") of πλατύς (platús, wide).[1]

  1. (town square) Twice-borrowed from French place from Latin platea from Ancient Greek πλατεῖα (plateîa) of πλατύς (platús).
  2. (theater stalls) Twice-borrowed from Italian platea from Latin platea from Ancient Greek plural neuter πλατέα (platéa) of πλατύς (platús).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /plaˈti.a/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: πλα‧τεί‧α
  • Compare to πλατιά (platiá)

Noun[edit]

πλατεία (plateíaf (plural πλατείες)

  1. town square
  2. (theater) the place with seats in front and about the same level as the stage
  3. (theater, by extension) people in these seats

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Adjective[edit]

πλατεία (plateía)

  1. Monotonic form of the Katharevousa πλατεῖα (plateῖa), Nominative and vocative singular feminine form of πλατύς (platýs).: wide

References[edit]

  1. ^ πλατεία in Λεξικό της κοινής νεοελληνικής [Dictionary of Standard Modern Greek], 1998, by the "Triantafyllidis" Foundation.