πλατύς

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *pléth₂us, from *pleth₂- (flat). Cognates include Sanskrit पृथु (pr̥thú) and Avestan 𐬞𐬆𐬭𐬆𐬚𐬎 (pərəθu), Lithuanian plats; compare also English flat, Old Norse flatr.

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πλᾰτῠ́ς (platúsm (feminine πλᾰτεῖᾰ, neuter πλᾰτῠ́); 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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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek πλατύς (platús)

Adjective[edit]

πλατύς (platýsm

  1. wide, broad

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