måtta

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See also: matta, maatta, Matta, mátta, and mätta

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse mátta, past tense of mega.

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Verb[edit]

måtta (present tense , past tense måtte, past participle mått or måtta)

  1. must, have to
    Eg måtte vaska bilen.
    I had to wash the car.

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Swedish mata f, mate m, from Middle Low German māte.

Noun[edit]

måtta c

  1. restraint, moderation

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Swedish mata, from Middle Low German māten.

Verb[edit]

måtta

  1. aim, estimate