mathais

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Etymology[edit]

From Old French mareis(marsh), from Frankish *marisk(marsh, swamp), from Proto-Germanic *mariskaz(marsh, swamp), from *mari(lake, sea, moor), from Proto-Indo-European *mari-, *mori-(sea).

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

mathais m (plural mathais)

  1. (Jersey) marsh
    • 2010, Le Don Balleine, Mêfie-Te Des Monstres, ISBN 97800956628909 Invalid ISBN, page 30:
      un tèrribl'ye dragon tchi d'muethait dans l'Marais d'Saint Louothains
      a terrible dragon that lived in the Marsh of Saint Louothains

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