platan

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See also: plàtan and platån

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin platanus; later reborrowed from Middle French platane.

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Noun[edit]

platan (plural platans)

  1. (now rare, literary) A planetree.
    • 1633, John Donne, "The Autumnall":
      Xerxes strange Lydian love, the Platane tree, / Was lov'd for age, none being so large as shee [...].
    • Alfred, Lord Tennyson
      A double hill ran up his furrowy forks / Beyond the thick-leaved platans of the vale.

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Aromanian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Greek πλάτανος (plátanos). Compare the doublet paltin. Cf. also Romanian platan.

Noun[edit]

platan m (plural platanj)

  1. plane tree

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Czech[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from German Platane from Latin platanus from Ancient Greek πλάτανος (plátanos).[1]

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Noun[edit]

platan m

  1. plane tree, any tree of genus Platanus

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References[edit]

  1. ^ platan in Jiří Rejzek, Český etymologický slovník, electronic version, Leda, 2007

Esperanto[edit]

Adjective[edit]

platan

  1. accusative singular of plata

Icelandic[edit]

Noun[edit]

platan

  1. definite nominative singular of plata

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Ancient Greek πλάτανος (plátanos).

Noun[edit]

platan m (definite singular platanen, indefinite plural plataner, definite plural platanene)

  1. a plane (tree), plane tree (genus Platanus)

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Ancient Greek πλάτανος (plátanos).

Noun[edit]

platan m (definite singular platanen, indefinite plural platanar, definite plural platanane)

  1. a plane (tree), plane tree (genus Platanus)

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Polish[edit]

Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Ancient Greek πλάτανος (plátanos).

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Noun[edit]

platan m inan

  1. plane tree, any tree of genus Platanus

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Greek πλάτανος (plátanos), partially through the French intermediate platane. See also paltin, inherited through a Vulgar Latin intermediate.

Noun[edit]

platan m (plural platani)

  1. plane tree

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