See also: PLE, plé, and -ple

CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

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.

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit

NounEdit

ple m (plural plens)

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

Further readingEdit


DalmatianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin plus.

AdjectiveEdit

ple

  1. (comparative adjective) more

DomariEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Persian پول(pol).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ple ?

  1. money

ReferencesEdit

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

LatinEdit

VerbEdit

plē

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of pleō

Middle EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

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

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

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
DescendantsEdit
  • English: plea
  • Scots: plea

Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

ple

  1. Alternative form of pleyen (to plea)

Old OccitanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin plēnus.

AdjectiveEdit

ple

  1. full

DescendantsEdit

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