Reconstruction:Latin/plattus

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This Latin entry contains reconstructed words and roots. As such, the term(s) in this entry are not directly attested, but are hypothesized to have existed based on comparative evidence.

Latin[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Ancient Greek πλατύς (platús), from Proto-Indo-European *pl̥th₂us, zero grade of *pleth₂os (whence πλάτος (plátos)). Cognates include Sanskrit पृथु (pr̥thú), Avestan 𐬞𐬆𐬭𐬆𐬚𐬎 (pərəθu) and Lithuanian plats; compare English flat and Old Norse flatr.

Adjective[edit]

*plattus

  1. flattened

Descendants[edit]