מת

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Hebrew[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root מ־ו־ת (m-w-t) in the pa`al conjugation. The adjective extends from the participle. Cognate with Arabic مَاتَ (māta).

Adjective[edit]

מֵת (métm sg indef. (f sg indef. מֵתָה, m pl indef. מֵתִים, f pl indef. מֵתוֹת)

  1. Dead, having died.

Verb[edit]

מֵת (met) (pa'ál construction)

  1. To die.
  2. Masculine singular present participle and present tense of מת (met).

Hyponyms[edit]