πλατύς

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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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  • (5th BCE Attic) IPA(key): /pla.týs/
  • (1st CE Egyptian) IPA(key): /plaˈtys/
  • (4th CE Koine) IPA(key): /plaˈtys/
  • (10th CE Byzantine) IPA(key): /plaˈtys/
  • (15th CE Constantinopolitan) IPA(key): /plaˈtis/
  • Adjective[edit]

    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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    Greek[edit]

    Etymology[edit]

    From Ancient Greek πλατύς (platús)

    Adjective[edit]

    πλατύς (platýsm

    1. wide, broad

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