mát

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Faroese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse mát (‘measure’).

Noun[edit]

mát n (genitive singular máts, plural mát)

  1. measure
  2. measuring tool / device / instrument
  3. unit of measurement
Declension[edit]
n3 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative mát mátið mát mátini
Accusative mát mátið mát mátini
Dative máti mátinum mátum mátunum
Genitive máts mátsins máta mátanna
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse mát (‘checkmate’).

Noun[edit]

mát n (genitive singular máts, uncountable)

  1. (chess) checkmate
Declension[edit]
n3s Singular
Indefinite Definite
Nominative mát mátið
Accusative mát mátið
Dative máti mátinum
Genitive máts mátsins
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

? From English mate.

Noun[edit]

mát n (no declension)

  1. (in expressions) mate, friend

Icelandic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mát n (genitive singular máts, nominative plural mát)

  1. (chess) checkmate

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]