מת

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Hebrew[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Root
מ־ו־ת

Cognate with Arabic مَاتَ (māta), Ge'ez ሞተ (motä).

Adjective[edit]

מֵת (mét) (feminine מֵתָה, masculine plural מֵתִים, feminine plural מֵתוֹת)

  1. Dead, having died.
  2. (intensifier) very much, completely (as in dead tired).
    אֲנִי עָיֵיף מֵת‎ ― aní ayéf métI'm dead tired
    אֲנִי מֵת לִרְאוֹת אוֹתָהּ הַלַּילָה‎ ― aní mét lir'ót otáh haláylaI'm dying to see her tonight

Verb[edit]

מֵת (met) (pa'al construction)

  1. To die.
  2. Masculine singular present participle and present tense of מת (met).
  3. To be crazy or mad about something.
    אֲנִי מֵת עַל שוֹקוֹלָד‎ ― aní met al shokoládI'm mad about chocolate

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Yiddish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Hebrew מֵת (mét, dead person).

Noun[edit]

מת (meysm (plural מתים (meysem))

  1. dead person

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