Middle EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old English pleġa.

NounEdit

plai

  1. Alternative form of pleye

Etymology 2Edit

From Old French plait, plaid.

NounEdit

plai

  1. Alternative form of ple

RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Vulgar Latin *plagium, ultimately from Ancient Greek πλάγιος (plágios). Compare Albanian pllajë. Compare Latin plagia, whence came Italian spiaggia / piaggia, French plage (and the borrowed Romanian doublet of plajă (beach)), Spanish playa, Portuguese praia.

NounEdit

plai n (plural plaiuri or (archaic) plaie)

  1. plateau; flat raised area or expanse of terrain
  2. a road or path along a mountain or beside it
  3. region
  4. (archaic) an administrative division of a region or county

DeclensionEdit


Western ChamEdit

EtymologyEdit

Cognate with Eastern Cham palei.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

plai

  1. village