mastru

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Verb[edit]

mastru

  1. imperative of mastri

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Etymology[edit]

Vulgarization of majistru, from the accusative of Latin magister. The stressed syllable shift could be explained with the conflation with a cognate variant, like the Catalan mestre. Compare Corsican maestru, French maitre, Ligurian méistro, Italian maestro, Sardinian maistru, Spanish maese.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈma.ʂɽʊ/ (Standard)
  • Hyphenation: mà‧stru

Noun[edit]

mastru m (plural mastri)

  1. Someone who has control over something or someone.
  2. Someone who employs others.
  3. An expert at something.
    Synonym: spertu
    Janu è u mastru dâ muratura
    Janu is the master of masonry.
  4. A skilled artist.
  5. (engineering) A device that is principal or carrier in a given facility.
    L'àrburu mastru
    The mainmast.
  6. (BDSM) A male dominant.
    Synonym: patruni
    Coordinate terms: patruna, mastra
  7. A teacher.

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