matt

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English[edit]

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matt

  1. Alternative spelling of matte

Noun[edit]

matt

  1. Alternative spelling of mat (an alloy in coppersmithing)

Estonian[edit]

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matt ‎(genitive [please provide], partitive [please provide])

  1. checkmate (chess)

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This noun needs an inflection-table template.


German[edit]

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matt ‎(comparative matter, superlative am mattesten)

  1. dull (not shiny)
  2. exhausted, weak, feeble (not lively, vigorous, energetic)
    • 1903, Fanny zu Reventlow, Ellen Olestjerne, in Franziska Gräfin zu Reventlow: Gesammelte Werke, Albert Langen, page 624:
      Während der langen Heimfahrt senkte sich allmählich eine matte Stimmung über die sonst so unermüdlich frohe Gesellschaft.
      During the long trip home, gradually a feeble mood came down on the otherwise so tirelessly cheery group.
  3. dead (only in chess game)
    Schach matt = Shah Mata = Your king is dead, you have lost

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External links[edit]

  • matt in Duden online


This German entry was created from the translations listed at dull. It may be less reliable than other entries, and may be missing parts of speech or additional senses. Please also see matt in the German Wiktionary. This notice will be removed when the entry is checked. (more information) May 2010


Luxembourgish[edit]

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matt

  1. matte, dull, wan
  2. feeble, weary

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This adjective needs an inflection-table template.


Swedish[edit]

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matt (comparative mattare, superlative mattast)

  1. weak, listless
  2. (of colours) matte
  3. (chess) checkmate, in the phrase göra någon matt

Declension[edit]

Inflection of matt
Indefinite/attributive Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular matt mattare mattast
Neuter singular matt mattare mattast
Plural matta mattare mattast
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 matte mattare mattaste
All matta mattare mattaste
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in an attributive role.

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