متى

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Compare مَا ‎(, what?) and مَن ‎(man, who?). Cognate to Hebrew מתי ‎(matai).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

مَتَى ‎(matā)

  1. when (at what time?)
  2. whenever

Etymology 2[edit]

From Hebrew מתי ‎(mattai).

Proper noun[edit]

مَتَّى ‎(mattām

  1. (Christianity) Matthew, one of the Twelve Disciples of Jesus and one of the Four Evangelists
  2. (Christianity) Matthew, the first of the four canonical gospels

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