måtte

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See also: matte, Matte, matté, and mätte

Danish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /mɔtə/, [ˈmʌd̥ə]

Etymology 1[edit]

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Noun[edit]

måtte c (singular definite måtten, plural indefinite måtter)

  1. mat
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *maganą. Original infinitive lost and remade from past form.

Verb[edit]

måtte ‎(present , past måtte, past participle måttet)

  1. can, may
  2. must, have to, got to

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse mátta

Verb[edit]

måtte ‎(present tense , simple past måtte, past participle måttet)

  1. must
  2. may (subjunctive present defective)

References[edit]


Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Verb[edit]

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

  1. Alternative form of måtta

Swedish[edit]

Verb[edit]

måtte

  1. past tense of .