mæta

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From Old Norse mœta, from Proto-Germanic *mōtijaną. Compare Norwegian møte, Danish møde, Swedish möta.

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mæta ‎(weak verb, third-person singular past indicative mætti, supine mætt)

  1. (transitive, takes dative object) to meet, to encounter
    Ég mætti vini mínum á safninu.
    I met my friend at the museum.
  2. (transitive, takes dative object) to confront, to face, to brave, to breast
  3. (intransitive) to turn up, to show up, to come, to appear
    Ég mætti ekki í afmælið þitt af því að ég var veikur.
    I didn't come to your birthday because I was sick.
    Hve margir mættu?
    How many showed up?
    Fundarstjórinn mætti ekki í veisluna.
    The chairman didn't turn up at the party.

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Old Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse meta, from Proto-Germanic *metaną.

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mæta

  1. to measure
  2. to estimate

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