motta

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Faroese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Danish måtte, from Late Latin matta, from Punic or Phoenician (compare Hebrew מיטה \ מִטָּה(mitá, bed, couch)).

Noun[edit]

motta f (genitive singular mottu, plural mottur)

  1. rug, mat
Declension[edit]
Declension of motta
f1 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative motta mottan mottur motturnar
accusative mottu mottuna mottur motturnar
dative mottu mottuni mottum mottunum
genitive mottu mottunnar motta mottanna
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Etymology 2[edit]

Compare English moth, German Motte.

Noun[edit]

motta f (genitive singular mottu, plural mottur)

  1. mite
  2. ked
Declension[edit]
Declension of motta
f1 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative motta mottan mottur motturnar
accusative mottu mottuna mottur motturnar
dative mottu mottuni mottum mottunum
genitive mottu mottunnar motta mottanna
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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Danish måtte, from Late Latin matta, from Punic or Phoenician (compare Hebrew מיטה \ מִטָּה(mitá, bed, couch)).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

motta f (genitive singular mottu, nominative plural mottur)

  1. rug, mat
  2. (colloquial) mustache

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Unknown. Probably of Pre-Roman origin.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

motta f (plural motte)

  1. landslide
    Synonym: frana
  2. rise, slope
    Synonym: rialzo
  3. (Venice) a heap of sand or rocks in a riverbed
  4. (by extension) an artificial island

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References[edit]

  • motta in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From mot +‎ ta.

Verb[edit]

motta (imperative motta, present tense mottar, passive mottas, simple past mottok, past participle mottatt, present participle mottakende)

  1. to receive
  2. to accept (receive)
  3. to get (receive)

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