The Cognātarium

plain–1 {lament}: complain, complaint, plaint, plaintiff, plaintive plangent || From L planctus : lamentation, pp. of plangere : to beat the breast, to lament

plain–2 {level, flat}: explain, peneplain, plain same as plan–2 see also place–, plat–, platy– || From L planus : flat, level & planare : to plane, to make level From IE *pelə– : flat, level, to spread out

Unattested, hypothesized
† Unknown origin

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