مات

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root م و ت(m-w-t). The verb is inherited from Proto-Semitic *mawut-. Cognate with Hebrew מֵת(mét), Aramaic מית(mīt), Tigrinya ሞተ (motä), Egyptian mwt.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmaːta/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -aːt

Verb[edit]

مَاتَ (māta) I, non-past يَمُوتُ‎‎ (yamūtu)

  1. to die

Conjugation[edit]

Verb[edit]

مَاتَ (māta) I, non-past يَمُوتُ‎‎ (yamūtu)

  1. This term needs a translation to English. Please help out and add a translation, then remove the text {{rfdef}}.

Conjugation[edit]

Verb[edit]

مَاتَ (māta) I, non-past يَمَاتُ‎‎ (yamātu)

  1. (archaic, dialectal) to die
    • 609–632 C.E., Qur'an, 19:23:
      فَأَجَاءَهَا الْمَخَاضُ إِلَىٰ جِذْعِ النَّخْلَةِ قَالَتْ يَا لَيْتَنِي مِتُّ قَبْلَ هَٰذَا وَكُنتُ نَسْيًا مَّنسِيًّا
      (please add an English translation of this quote)

Usage notes[edit]

  • This conjugation sometimes occurs in the Quran, particularly the past forms with -i- in some manners of recitation.

Conjugation[edit]

Verb[edit]

مَاتَ (māta) I, non-past يَمِيتُ‎‎ (yamītu)

  1. (obsolete, dialectal) to die

Conjugation[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Cowan, W. (1960). Arabic evidence for Proto-Semitic*/awa/and*/ō. Language, 60-62.

Baluchi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Iranian *máHtā (compare Persian مادر(mâdar), Pashto مور(mor), Northern Kurdish mak, Avestan 𐬨𐬁𐬙𐬀𐬭(mātar)), from Proto-Indo-Iranian *máHtā (compare Sanskrit मातृ (mā́tṛ), Hindi माता (mātā)), from Proto-Indo-European *méh₂tēr.

Noun[edit]

مات (mát)

  1. mother

See also[edit]


Egyptian Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic مَاتَ(māta).

Pronunciation[edit]

IPA(key): [ˈmæːt]

Verb[edit]

مات (māt) (perfect, imperfect يموت(yimūt), Verb form I)

  1. to die

Conjugation[edit]


Malay[edit]

Noun[edit]

مات (Rumi spelling mata, plural مات-مات or مات۲‎, informal 1st possessive ماتکو‎, impolite 2nd possessive ماتمو‎, 3rd possessive ماتڽ‎)

  1. Jawi spelling of mata

Moroccan Arabic[edit]

Root
م و ت

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic مَاتَ(māta).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

مات (māt) (form I, non-past يموت(ymūt), verbal noun موت(mūt), active participle مايت(māyit))

  1. (intransitive) to die

Conjugation[edit]

    Conjugation of مات
singular plural
1st person 2nd person 3rd person 1st person 2nd person 3rd person
past m متت(mutt) متتي(mutti) مات (māt) متنا(mutna) متتوا(muttu) ماتوا(mātu)
f ماتت(mātet)
non-past m نموت(nmūt) تموت(tmūt) يموت(ymūt) نموتوا(nmūtu) تموتوا(tmūtu) يموتوا(ymūtu)
f تموتي(tmūti) تموت(tmūt)
imperative m موت(mūt) موتوا(mūtu)
f موتي(mūti)

Ottoman Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Persian مات‎.

Noun[edit]

مات (mat)

  1. (chess) checkmate

Descendants[edit]

  • Turkish: mat

References[edit]


Persian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

According to Watkins, related to Arabic مات(māt, to die).[1] However, compare Sanskrit मत (māta, traversed, measured across), past participle of () (verbal root), from Proto-Indo-Iranian *mimáHti, *mimHati, from Proto-Indo-European *meh₁-; see मिमीते (mimīte, to mark off).[2]

Adjective[edit]

مات (mât)

  1. amazed
  2. astonished

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ checkmate”, in The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th edition, Boston, Mass.: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2016, →ISBN.
  2. ^ Monier Williams (1899), “مات”, in A Sanskrit–English Dictionary, [], new edition, Oxford: At the Clarendon Press, OCLC 458052227, page .

South Levantine Arabic[edit]

Root
م و ت

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic مَاتَ(māta).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

مات (māt) (form I, present بموت(bimūt))

  1. to die
    Synonym: توفّى(twaffa)

Conjugation[edit]

    Conjugation of مات (māt)
singular plural
1st person 2nd person 3rd person 1st person 2nd person 3rd person
past m متت (mutt) متت (mutt) مات (māt) متنا (mutna) متتو (muttu) ماتو (mātu)
f متتي (mutti) ماتت (mātat)
present m بموت (bamūt) بتموت (bitmūt) بموت (bimūt) منموت (minmūt) بتموتو (bitmūtu) بيموتو (bimūtu)
f بتموتي (bitmūti) بتموت (bitmūt)
subjunctive m اموت (amūt) تموت (tmūt) يموت (ymūt) نموت (nmūt) تموتو (tmūtu) يموتو (ymūtu)
f تموتي (tmūti) تموت (tmūt)
imperative m موت (mūt) موتو (mūtu)
f موتي (mūti)