maat

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Afrikaans maat (mate, buddy).

Noun[edit]

maat (plural maats)

  1. (South Africa, slang) mate; buddy
    • 2007, William Higham, The Hammarskjold Killing (page 226)
      A lot of my maats went west.

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Etymology 1[edit]

From older mate, which still exists in parallel with this form. From Middle Dutch mate, from Old Dutch *māta, from Proto-Germanic *mētō.

Noun[edit]

maat f (plural maten, diminutive maatje n)

  1. size, measure.
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Etymology 2[edit]

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Noun[edit]

maat m (plural maten or maats, diminutive maatje n)

  1. mate, buddy
  2. shipmate etc.
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Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

maat

  1. Nominative plural form of maa.

Volapük[edit]

Noun[edit]

maat (plural maats)

  1. (nautical) mast

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