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Ancient GreekEdit

EtymologyEdit

From πλατύς (platús, broad, wide), either because of Plato's robust body, or wide forehead or the breadth of his eloquence.

PronunciationEdit

 

Proper nounEdit

Πλᾰ́των (Plátōnm (genitive Πλᾰ́τωνος); third declension

  1. Plato

InflectionEdit

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DescendantsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • Πλάτων in Liddell & Scott (1940) A Greek–English Lexicon, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • Πλάτων in Liddell & Scott (1889) An Intermediate Greek–English Lexicon, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • Woodhouse, S. C. (1910) English–Greek Dictionary: A Vocabulary of the Attic Language[1], London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Limited, page 1,022

GreekEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the Ancient Greek Πλάτων (Plátōn, Plato).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈplatɔn]
  • Hyphenation: Πλά‧των

Proper nounEdit

Πλάτων (Plátonm

  1. Plato (classical philosopher)
  2. A male given name

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