մատ

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Armenian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Armenian մատն ‎(matn).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

մատ ‎(mat)

  1. finger; toe
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Russian мат ‎(mat).

Noun[edit]

մատ ‎(mat)

  1. (chess) checkmate, mate
    մատ անել‎ ― mat anel ― to mate
Declension[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

From Middle Armenian մատն ‎(matn).

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

մատ ‎(mat)

  1. (dialectal) hill
  2. (dialectal) slope
Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • Martirosyan, Hrach (2010) Etymological Dictionary of the Armenian Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 8), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 452
  • Ačaṙean, Hračʿeay (1971–1979), “մատն”, in Hayerēn armatakan baṙaran [Dictionary of Armenian Root Words] (in Armenian), 2nd edition, Yerevan: University Press, published 1926–1935
  • մատ”, in Žamanakakicʿ hayocʿ lezvi bacʿatrakan baṙaran [Explanatory Dictionary of Contemporary Armenian] (in Armenian), Yerevan: Academy Press, 1969–1980