matto

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

< Swedish matta ‎(carpet) < Late Latin matta, from Punic or Phoenician (compare Hebrew מיטה \ מִטָּה ‎(mitá, bed, couch)).

Noun[edit]

matto

  1. carpet, mat, rug
  2. (figuratively) mat (chiefly in compound terms, thick layer of something that resembles a mat or carpet)
    ruohomatto
    mat of grass
  3. (athletics) mat (floor pad to protect athletes)
  4. mat, blasting mat (heavy, flexible cover, often made of used rubber tires and used to prevent debris from flying around during rock blasting)
  5. (dialectal) tapestry, esp. of rya type

Declension[edit]

Inflection of matto (Kotus type 1/valo, tt-t gradation)
nominative matto matot
genitive maton mattojen
partitive mattoa mattoja
illative mattoon mattoihin
singular plural
nominative matto matot
accusative nom. matto matot
gen. maton
genitive maton mattojen
partitive mattoa mattoja
inessive matossa matoissa
elative matosta matoista
illative mattoon mattoihin
adessive matolla matoilla
ablative matolta matoilta
allative matolle matoille
essive mattona mattoina
translative matoksi matoiksi
instructive matoin
abessive matotta matoitta
comitative mattoineen

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Late Latin *mattus from classical Latin madĭtus, past participle of madēre. Cognate to French mat ‎(mat, pale).

Adjective[edit]

matto m ‎(feminine singular matta, masculine plural matti, feminine plural matte)

  1. mad, crazy

Noun[edit]

matto m ‎(plural matti) feminine matta

  1. madman

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Romanization[edit]

matto

  1. rōmaji reading of マット