matá

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Indo-Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Portuguese matar (to kill), from Old Portuguese matar, from Latin mactāre (to slaughter; to kill).

Verb[edit]

matá

  1. (Diu) to kill (to put to death)
    • 1883, Hugo Schuchardt, Kreolische Studien, volume 3:
      Trasê tamêm um vaquinh bem gord e matá par nós comê e par nós regalá:
      Bring also a small and very fat cow and kill (it) for us to eat and for us to feast on:

See also[edit]


Rohingya[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Bengali.

Noun[edit]

matá

  1. head