math

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English[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

PIE root
*h₂meh₁-

From Middle English math, from Old English mǣþ ‎(a mowing, that which is mown, cutting of grass), from Proto-Germanic *mēþą ‎(a mowing), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂meh₁- ‎(to mow), equivalent to mow +‎ -th. Cognate with German Mahd ‎(a mowing, reaping). Related also to Old English mǣd ‎(mead, meadow, pasture). See meadow.

Noun[edit]

math ‎(plural maths)

  1. A mowing; what is gathered from mowing.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Contraction of mathematics.

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Noun[edit]

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math ‎(countable and uncountable, plural maths)

  1. (uncountable, Canada, US) Short for mathematics.
  2. (uncountable, Canada, US) Arithmetic calculations; (see do the math).
    If you do the math, you'll see that it’s not such a bargain.
    $170 a month? That doesn’t sound right. Let me check your math.
  3. (countable, Canada, US) A math course.
    They needed to take two more maths in order to graduate.
    • 2010, Claude Regis Vargo, Beyond My Horizon (ISBN 1608445658), page 108:
      Then, I further worked myself into an A+ panic attack with the realization that on top of the algebra, I would have to take three more maths, from a choice of calculus, finite math, statistics, logic, or differential equation.
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Etymology 3[edit]

Contraction of matha.

Noun[edit]

math ‎(plural maths)

  1. (Hinduism, Jainism) Short for matha.

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Scottish Gaelic[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish maith, from Proto-Celtic *matis, from possible Proto-Indo-European *mē-. Cognate with Welsh mad, Breton mad, Cornish mas. Compare Irish maith, Manx mie.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

math ‎(comparative fheàrr)

  1. good
    ’S math sin. ― That’s good.

Synonyms[edit]

  • deagh (slightly stronger)

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Declension[edit]

Case Masculine singular Feminine singular Plural
Nominative math mhath matha
Vocative mhaith mhath matha
Genitive mhaith maithe/mhaith matha
Dative mhath mhaith matha

Adverb[edit]

math

  1. well
    Ciamar a tha thu? Meadhanach math. ― How are you? Reasonably well.

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Verb[edit]

math ‎(past mhath, future mathaidh, verbal noun mathadh, past participle mathte)

  1. forgive, excuse, pardon, condone, remit

Noun[edit]

math m ‎(genitive singular maith)

  1. good
  2. advantage, profit, use, utility

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Welsh[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

math m (plural mathau)

  1. kind, sort, type

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
math fath unchanged unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.