matta

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See also: Matta, mátta, mätta, and måtta

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Japanese 待った (まった, matta).

Noun[edit]

matta

  1. (sumo) The false start of a bout due to mutual misunderstanding.

Finnish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

matta

  1. matte

Declension[edit]

Inflection of matta (Kotus type 9/kala, tt-t gradation)
nominative matta matat
genitive matan mattojen
partitive mattaa mattoja
illative mattaan mattoihin
singular plural
nominative matta matat
accusative nom. matta matat
gen. matan
genitive matan mattojen
mattainrare
partitive mattaa mattoja
inessive matassa matoissa
elative matasta matoista
illative mattaan mattoihin
adessive matalla matoilla
ablative matalta matoilta
allative matalle matoille
essive mattana mattoina
translative mataksi matoiksi
instructive matoin
abessive matatta matoitta
comitative mattoine
Possessive forms of matta (type kala)
Rare. Only used with substantive adjectives.
possessor singular plural
1st person mattani mattamme
2nd person mattasi mattanne
3rd person mattansa

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French[edit]

Verb[edit]

matta

  1. third-person singular past historic of matter

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Garo[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Noun[edit]

matta

  1. digging stick

Italian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

matta f

  1. feminine singular of matto

Noun[edit]

matta f (plural matte)

  1. madwoman; female equivalent of matto
  2. (card games) joker

See also[edit]

Playing cards in Italian · carte da gioco (layout · text)
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asso due tre quattro cinque sei sette
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otto nove dieci fante donna,
regina
re jolly, joker,
matta

Latin[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Punic or Phoenician (compare Hebrew מיטה \ מִטָּה(mitá, bed, couch), English mattress).

Alternative forms[edit]

  • natta (Medieval Latin corruption)

Noun[edit]

matta f (genitive mattae); first declension

  1. A mat made of rushes
Declension[edit]

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative matta mattae
Genitive mattae mattārum
Dative mattae mattīs
Accusative mattam mattās
Ablative mattā mattīs
Vocative matta mattae
Descendants[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Adjective[edit]

matta

  1. nominative feminine singular of mattus
  2. nominative neuter plural of mattus
  3. accusative neuter plural of mattus
  4. vocative feminine singular of mattus
  5. vocative neuter plural of mattus

Adjective[edit]

mattā

  1. ablative feminine singular of mattus

References[edit]

  • matta in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • matta in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

matta m or f

  1. definite feminine singular of matte (Etymology 1)

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Noun[edit]

matta f

  1. definite singular of matte (Etymology 1)

Pali[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The formation of the participle goes back to Sanskrit मत्त (matta) and beyond.

Adjective[edit]

matta

  1. past participle of majjati (intoxicated)
  2. intoxicated
  3. exultant

Declension[edit]


Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

matta f (plural mattas)

  1. Obsolete spelling of mata

Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Swedish matta, from Middle Low German matte, from Latin matta, probably from Punic or Phoenician.

Noun[edit]

matta c

  1. a carpet, rug
  2. a carpet; fabric used as a floor covering
  3. a mat; a flat piece of coarse material for wiping one's feet
  4. a mat; a floor pad to protect athletes
Declension[edit]
Declension of matta 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative matta mattan mattor mattorna
Genitive mattas mattans mattors mattornas
Compounds[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

matt +‎ -a

Adjective[edit]

matta

  1. absolute singular definite and plural form of matt.

Verb[edit]

matta (present mattar, preterite mattade, supine mattat, imperative matta)

  1. to exhaust (somebody)
  2. (chess) to checkmate
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