plás

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Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from Anglo-Norman place (open space), from Latin platea (plaza, wide street), from Ancient Greek πλατεῖα (plateîa), shortening of πλατεῖα ὁδός (plateîa hodós, broad way).

Noun[edit]

plás m (genitive singular pláis, nominative plural pláis)

  1. a place (open space; group of houses)
  2. a plaza
Declension[edit]
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from Anglo-Norman plaise, from Late Latin platessa.

Noun[edit]

plás m (genitive singular pláis, nominative plural pláis)

  1. plaice
Declension[edit]
Synonyms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
plás phlás bplás
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]

  • 1 plás” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • "plás" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • Entries containing “plás” in English-Irish Dictionary, An Gúm, 1959, by Tomás de Bhaldraithe.
  • Entries containing “plás” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.