matra

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Sanskrit मात्रा (mātrā, measure, small quantity)

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matra (plural matras)

  1. (music) A term in Indian music referring to the smallest rhythmic unit of a tala
  2. A term in Indian poetics and linguistics for the measure of the length of a syllable; equivalent to mora
  3. The characteristic horizontal line drawn above characters in the Devanagari script
  4. An intra-syllabic vowel symbol in Indic scripts

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Lojban[edit]

Etymology[edit]

In Lojbanized spelling.

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Gismu[edit]

matra

  1. motor; x1 is a motor/engine, driving/propelling/providing power to x2.

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matra (plural matras)

  1. mother

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