मत

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Hindi[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Delhi Hindi) IPA(key): /mət̪/

Etymology 1[edit]

Inherited from Sauraseni Prakrit [Term?] (compare Maharastri Prakrit 𑀫𑀁𑀢 (maṃta)), an extension of Sanskrit मा (), from Proto-Indo-Iranian *mā, from Proto-Indo-European *meh₁. Cognate to Punjabi ਮਤ (mat).

Particle[edit]

मत (mat) (Urdu spelling مت‎)

  1. not, do not; prohibitive particle
    यहां धूम्रपान मत कीजिए।yahā̃ dhūmrapān mat kījie.Do not smoke here.
    मत बैठो!mat baiṭho!Don't sit!
Usage notes[edit]

मत (mat) is the imperative negation and it is only used with verb which are in the imperative mood.

Compare the subjunctive negations (na) and ना () which are only used with verbs in subjunctive mood and the indicative negation नहीं (nahī̃) which is used with verbs in indicative mood.

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Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from Sanskrit मत (mata), from Proto-Indo-Iranian *matás, from Proto-Indo-European *mn̥-tós.

Noun[edit]

मत (matm (Urdu spelling مت‎)

  1. opinion, belief, view
  2. vote
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Adjective[edit]

मत

  1. Devanagari script form of mata (“dead”)
  2. Devanagari script form of mata (“thought”)

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Noun[edit]

मत n

  1. Devanagari script form of mata (“opinion”)

Declension[edit]