матица

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Macedonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *matica, from *mati (mother).

Noun[edit]

матица (maticaf (plural матици)

  1. queen (insect)
  2. midstream
  3. (figuratively) country of origin

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /mâtitsa/
  • Hyphenation: ма‧ти‧ца

Noun[edit]

ма̏тица f (Latin spelling mȁtica)

  1. queen (insects)
  2. source, home (figuratively)
  3. mainstream (also figuratively)
  4. registry, record book
  5. nut, fastener (piece of metal)

Declension[edit]