planus

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See also: plānus

Latin[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Italic *plānos, from Proto-Indo-European *pleh₂-no-s, from *pleh₂- (flat).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

plānus (feminine plāna, neuter plānum, comparative planior, superlative planissimus, adverb plānē); first/second-declension adjective

  1. level, flat, even
  2. intelligible, clear
Declension[edit]

First/second-declension adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative plānus plāna plānum plānī plānae plāna
Genitive plānī plānae plānī plānōrum plānārum plānōrum
Dative plānō plānō plānīs
Accusative plānum plānam plānum plānōs plānās plāna
Ablative plānō plānā plānō plānīs
Vocative plāne plāna plānum plānī plānae plāna
Derived terms[edit]
Descendants[edit]
  • Asturian: llanu, planu (borrowing)
  • Basque: lau
  • Catalan: pla
  • French: plan (borrowing), plain
  • Friulian: plan
  • Galician: chan, chá
  • Italian: piano

Etymology 2[edit]

From Ancient Greek πλάνος (plános)

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

planus m (genitive planī); second declension

  1. a tramp, hobo
  2. a cheat, impostor
Declension[edit]

Second-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative planus planī
Genitive planī planōrum
Dative planō planīs
Accusative planum planōs
Ablative planō planīs
Vocative plane planī

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