matro

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Esperanto[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Ido matro, from Latin māter (mother).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈmatro]
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  • Rhymes: -atro
  • Hyphenation: ma‧tro

Noun[edit]

matro (accusative singular matron, plural matroj, accusative plural matrojn)

  1. (literary, neologism) mother

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Ido[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Italian madre and Spanish madre, from Latin māter, from Proto-Indo-European *méh₂tēr.

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Noun[edit]

matro (plural matri)

  1. mother

Usage notes[edit]

Originally patro meant "parent", while the derivatives patrulo meant "father" and patrino meant "mother", but in later times this was changed so patro meant father, while adding genitoro and matro to mean "parent" and "mother".

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  • Esperanto: matro

Further reading[edit]

  • matr-o in Ido-English Dictionary by L. H. Dyer, 1924

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From mat (food) +‎ ro (calmness).

Noun[edit]

matro c

  1. peace and quiet while eating
    Ge oss matroLet us eat in peace

Declension[edit]

Declension of matro 
Uncountable
Indefinite Definite
Nominative matro matron
Genitive matros matrons

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