matai

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See also: mata'i and mataʻi

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Samoan matai

Noun[edit]

matai (plural matais or matai)

  1. A Samoan chief.
  2. A coniferous tree, Prumnopitys taxifolia, endemic to New Zealand.

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Chamorro[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare Indonesian mati.

Adjective[edit]

matai

  1. dead

Verb[edit]

matai

  1. die

French[edit]

Verb[edit]

matai

  1. first-person singular past historic of mater

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Lithuanian[edit]

Verb[edit]

matai

  1. second-person singular present tense of matyti.

Portuguese[edit]

Verb[edit]

matai

  1. second-person plural imperative of matar

Samoan[edit]

Noun[edit]

matai

  1. headman; chief

Derived terms[edit]

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