mota

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See also: möta, mô tả, and móta

English[edit]

Noun[edit]

mota (uncountable)

  1. Alternative form of mootah

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Medieval Latin motta.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mota f (plural motas)

  1. (dated) motte, rampart
    • 1395, Miguel González Garcés (ed.), Historia de La Coruña. Edad Media. A Coruña: Caixa Galicia, page 557:
      que o dicto martin bezerra e a sua moller façan tirar et derribar todos los penedos et pedras de mota que estan cabo da dicta casa sobre la terra os que poderen tirar con palancos de ferro et de madeyro et a maos de omes et que os tiren da mota et que os lançen contra o rrio et façan a mota chaa
      the aforementioned Martin Becerra and his wife should order the toppling of every boulder and every stone of the motte which is by the aforementioned house, with iron levers, and wood levers, and by the hands of men; they should be removed from the motte and thrown into the river, and they should flatten the motte
  2. mound

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References[edit]

  • mota” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • mota” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • mota” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • mota” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  1. ^ motte” in le Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

Gothic[edit]

Romanization[edit]

mōta

  1. Romanization of 𐌼𐍉𐍄𐌰

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Of Germanic origin, related to English mud.

Noun[edit]

mota f (plural mote)

  1. mud

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Latin[edit]

Participle[edit]

mōta

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

mōtā

  1. ablative feminine singular of mōtus

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Lingala[edit]

Noun[edit]

mota class 1 (plural bato)

  1. man

Polish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

mota

  1. third-person singular present of motać

Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Noun[edit]

mota f (plural motas)

  1. (chiefly Portugal) motorcycle

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Uncertain; possibly borrowed from Germanic, cognate to Italian mota, English mud, Dutch modder[1]. Or, possibly from Iberian.[2]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmota/, [ˈmot̪a]

Noun[edit]

mota f (plural motas)

  1. speck (tiny spot)
  2. (uncountable, slang, Mexico) marijuana
  3. fluff, pill

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Worcester, Joseph Emerson (1910: Worcester's academic dictionary: a new etymological dictionary of the English language, p. 371
  2. ^ Roberts, Edward A. (2014) A Comprehensive Etymological Dictionary of the Spanish Language with Families of Words based on Indo-European Roots, Xlibris Corporation, →ISBN, page 227

Venetian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare Italian monte

Noun[edit]

mota f (plural mote)

  1. heap, pile

Volapük[edit]

Noun[edit]

mota

  1. genitive singular of mot