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See also: Plautus and pļautus

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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Italic *plautos (whence Oscan 𐌐𐌋𐌀𐌅𐌕𐌀𐌃 (plavtad, sole of the foot or of a shoe, abl.sg.), Umbrian preplotatu, preplohotatu (cruch, stamp down, 3sg.ipv.II.)), from Proto-Indo-European *pl̥h₂-u-tós, from *pleh₂-.[1]

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

plautus (feminine plauta, neuter plautum); first/second declension

  1. wide, broad
  2. flat, level
  3. broad-shouldered

InflectionEdit

First/second declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masculine Feminine Neuter Masculine Feminine Neuter
nominative plautus plauta plautum plautī plautae plauta
genitive plautī plautae plautī plautōrum plautārum plautōrum
dative plautō plautō plautīs
accusative plautum plautam plautum plautōs plautās plauta
ablative plautō plautā plautō plautīs
vocative plaute plauta plautum plautī plautae plauta

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ De Vaan, Michiel (2008), “plautus”, in Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7), Leiden, Boston: Brill