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.

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Ancient Greek πλατύς (platús), from Proto-Indo-European *pl̥th₂us, zero grade of *pleth₂os (whence πλάτος (plátos)). Cognates include Proto-Germanic *flataz, Sanskrit पृथु (pṛthú), Avestan 𐬞𐬆𐬭𐬆𐬚𐬎(pərəθu) and Lithuanian platus; compare English flat and Old Norse flatr (which is the source of the English term).

Adjective[edit]

*plattus

  1. flattened

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Descendants[edit]

From *platta: (Romance descendants probably semi-learned)