motta

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Faroese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Danish måtte, from Late Latin matta, from Punic or Phoenician (compare Hebrew מיטה \ מִטָּה (mitá, bed, couch)).

Noun[edit]

motta f (genitive singular mottu, plural mottur)

  1. rug, mat
Declension[edit]
f1 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative motta mottan mottur motturnar
Accusative mottu mottuna mottur motturnar
Dative mottu mottuni mottum mottunum
Genitive mottu mottunnar motta mottanna
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Compare English moth, German Motte.

Noun[edit]

motta f (genitive singular mottu, plural mottur)

  1. mite
  2. ked
Declension[edit]
f1 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative motta mottan mottur motturnar
Accusative mottu mottuna mottur motturnar
Dative mottu mottuni mottum mottunum
Genitive mottu mottunnar motta mottanna
Derived terms[edit]

Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Danish måtte, from Late Latin matta, from Punic or Phoenician (compare Hebrew מיטה \ מִטָּה (mitá, bed, couch)).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

motta f (genitive singular mottu, nominative plural mottur)

  1. rug, mat
  2. (colloquial) mustache

Declension[edit]


Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From mot +‎ ta

Verb[edit]

motta (imperative motta, present tense mottar, simple past mottok, past participle mottatt, present participle mottakende)

  1. to receive
  2. to accept (receive)
  3. to get (receive)

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