Matuta

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *meh₂- (to ripen, mature). Cognate with mātūrus, mānus, mānē.

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Proper noun[edit]

Mātūta f (genitive Mātūtae); first declension

  1. (Roman mythology) Matuta, the goddess of morning or dawn (= Aurōra)
  2. (Roman mythology) a name of Inō (= Λευκοθέᾱ (Leukothéā)), called by the Romans also Mater Matuta

Declension[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular
nominative Mātūta
genitive Mātūtae
dative Mātūtae
accusative Mātūtam
ablative Mātūtā
vocative Mātūta

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