Platten

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See also: platten and plätten

English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Two main origins:

  • A diminutive of the surname Platt.
  • From Old French platon (metal plate), a metonymic occupational surname for a platemaker.

Proper noun[edit]

Platten (plural Plattens)

  1. A surname from Old French.
Statistics[edit]
  • According to the 2010 United States Census, Platten is the 47006th most common surname in the United States, belonging to 452 individuals. Platten is most common among White (95.13%) individuals.

Etymology 2[edit]

English Wikipedia has an article on:
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Borrowed from German Platten.

Proper noun[edit]

Platten

  1. A municipality in Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany.

Further reading[edit]


German[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /platn̩/
  • Hyphenation: Plat‧ten

Etymology 1[edit]

Short form of German platter Reifen (flat tire).

Noun[edit]

Platten m (strong, genitive Plattens, plural Platten)

  1. (colloquial) flat tire
    Synonyms: platter Reifen, Plattfuß, Reifenpanne
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Noun[edit]

Platten

  1. plural of Platte

Etymology 3[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Platten n (proper noun, genitive Plattens or (optionally with an article) Platten)

  1. A municipality of Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
  2. Blatno (a village in the Czech Republic)

Further reading[edit]

  • Platten” in Duden online
  • Platten” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache