ple

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See also: PLE, plé, and -ple

Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Occitan ple, from Latin plēnus, from Proto-Italic *plēnos, from Proto-Indo-European *pl̥h₁nós (full).

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Adjective[edit]

ple (feminine plena, masculine plural plens, feminine plural plenes)

  1. full (containing the maximum possible amount of that which can fit in the space available)
    Synonym: complet (full of people)
    Antonym: buit
  2. replete, abounding
    Synonym: replè
  3. (of the moon) full (wholly illuminated)
  4. full (plump, round)
  5. (emphatic, before the noun) in the middle of (a time or space); at the height of; in broad
    en ple hivernin the middle of winter
    • 2020 September 21, David Miró, “Quantes notícies caben en un diari?”, in Ara[1]:
      La història d’un refugiat valdrà més si estem en plena crisi dels refugiats.
      The story of a refugee will be worth more if we're in the middle of a refugee crisis.

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Noun[edit]

ple m (plural plens)

  1. plenary meeting (of a parliament, town council, etc.)

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Dalmatian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin plus.

Adjective[edit]

ple

  1. (comparative adjective) more

Domari[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Persian پول(pol).

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Noun[edit]

ple ?

  1. money

References[edit]

  • Matras, Yaron (2012) A Grammar of Domari (Mouton Grammar Library)‎[2], Walter de Gruyter, →ISBN, page 426

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

plē

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of pleō

Middle English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old French plait, plaid, from Medieval Latin placitum.

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Noun[edit]

ple (plural plees)

  1. disputation, arguing, debate
  2. warfare, conflict, fighting
  3. (law) A legal dispute or lawsuit.
  4. (law) A legal plea or allegation (from either party)
  5. (rare) plea, beseeching, petition
Descendants[edit]
  • English: plea
  • Scots: plea

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Etymology 2[edit]

From ple (noun).

Verb[edit]

ple

  1. Alternative form of pleyen (to plea)

Old Occitan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin plēnus.

Adjective[edit]

ple

  1. full

Descendants[edit]

  • Catalan: ple
  • Occitan: plen (from a variant form)