matal

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Elkei[edit]

Noun[edit]

matal

  1. woman

References[edit]

  • transnewguinea.org, citing D. C. Laycock, Languages of the Lumi Subdistrict (West Sepik District), New Guinea (1968), Oceanic Linguistics, 7 (1): 36-66

Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Irish matal, mattal, from Old Norse mǫttull (compare Icelandic möntull).

Noun[edit]

matal m (genitive singular matail, nominative plural matail)

  1. (literary) mantle, cloak
  2. mantelpiece

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Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
matal mhatal not applicable
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]