plaza

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See also: Plaza, plaża, plażą, plaža, and płaza

English[edit]

The Plaza de España.

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish plaza (town-square or central place of gathering), from Latin platea, from Ancient Greek πλατεῖα (plateîa), clipping of πλατεῖα ὁδός (plateîa hodós, broad way). Doublet of piatza, piazza, and place.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈplɑːzə/, /ˈplæzə/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɑːzə, -æzə

Noun[edit]

plaza (plural plazas)

  1. A town's public square.
  2. An open area used for gathering in a city, often having small trees and sitting benches.
  3. (Canada, US) A strip mall.
  4. A shopping mall.

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  • Thai: พลาซ่า (plaa-sâa)

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Basque[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish plaza, from Latin platea, from Ancient Greek πλατεῖα (plateîa), shortening of πλατεῖα ὁδός (plateîa hodós, literally broad way).

Noun[edit]

plaza inan

  1. plaza, town square, public place
  2. market place

Declension[edit]

Declension of plaza (inanimate, ending in -a)
indefinite singular plural
absolutive plaza plaza plazak
ergative plazak plazak plazek
dative plazari plazari plazei
genitive plazaren plazaren plazen
comitative plazarekin plazarekin plazekin
causative plazarengatik plazarengatik plazengatik
benefactive plazarentzat plazarentzat plazentzat
instrumental plazaz plazaz plazez
inessive plazatan plazan plazetan
locative plazatako plazako plazetako
allative plazatara plazara plazetara
terminative plazataraino plazaraino plazetaraino
directive plazatarantz plazarantz plazetarantz
destinative plazatarako plazarako plazetarako
ablative plazatatik plazatik plazetatik
partitive plazarik
prolative plazatzat

Czech[edit]

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plaza m anim

  1. genitive/accusative singular of plaz

Dalmatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin platea, from Ancient Greek πλατεῖα (plateîa), clipping of πλατεῖα ὁδός (plateîa hodós, broad way).

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plaza f

  1. street

Indonesian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From English plaza, from Spanish plaza, from Latin platea, from Ancient Greek πλατεῖα (plateîa).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈplaza]
  • Hyphenation: pla‧za

Noun[edit]

plaza (plural plaza-plaza, first-person possessive plazaku, second-person possessive plazamu, third-person possessive plazanya)

  1. plaza: a town's public square.
    Synonym: alun-alun
  2. strip mall
    Synonyms: mal, pusat perbelanjaan
  3. parking lot.

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Romansch[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • plazza (Rumantsch Grischun, Sursilvan, Surmiran, Puter, Vallader)

Etymology[edit]

From Latin platēa.

Noun[edit]

plaza f (plural plazas) (Sutsilvan)

  1. place, position
  2. job, employment

Spanish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Semi-learned term taken from Latin platea, from Ancient Greek πλατεῖα (plateîa), clipping of πλατεῖα ὁδός (plateîa hodós, broad way). Doublet of platea. Compare Portuguese praça.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): (Spain) /ˈplaθa/, [ˈpla.θa]
  • IPA(key): (Latin America) /ˈplasa/, [ˈpla.sa]
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -aθa

Noun[edit]

plaza f (plural plazas)

  1. plaza, town square
  2. fortified town
  3. (employment) position
  4. (entertainment) bullring
  5. (commerce) mall, shopping center

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