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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From German.

Proper nounEdit

Platz

  1. A surname.
    • 2007, Ann Platz, Queen Esther's Reflection: A Portrait of Grace, Courage, and Excellence
      Lilly loves everything about John Platz! He feeds her, walks her, gives her treats, and she even takes an afternoon nap with him!

GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin platea, from Ancient Greek πλατεῖα (plateîa), shortening of πλατεῖα ὁδός (plateîa hodós, broad way). Cognate with English place.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [plats]
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  • Homophones: Platts, platz
  • Rhymes: -ats

NounEdit

Platz m (genitive Platzes, plural Plätze)

  1. (architecture) square
    MarktplatzMarket square
  2. (architecture) circus
  3. space; room
    Hier ist kein Platz.
    There is no room here.
  4. place; seat; spot; position (precise location someone or something occupies)
    Ich halte dir einen Platz frei.
    I'll hold a place for you.
    Für deine Blumen finden wir bestimmt einen schönen Platz.
    I'm sure we'll find a nice place for your flowers.
  5. (archaic, except in fixed phrases) place (any location, e.g. a geographical one)
    das beste Hotel am Platz
    the best hotel in town
  6. place (rank in a competition)
    Er machte den ersten Platz.
    He won the first place.

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SynonymsEdit

  • (any location): Ort

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