MacedonianEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

мат (mat) (no comparative) (indeclinable)

  1. matte

RussianEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from French mat, short for échec et mat, from Arabic شَاهُ مَاتَ(šāhu māta), ultimately from Persian شاه مات(šâh mât, the king is amazed).

NounEdit

мат (matm inan (genitive ма́та, nominative plural ма́ты, genitive plural ма́тов, related adjective ма́товый)

  1. (chess) checkmate, mate (Russian notation: ×)
DeclensionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from French mat, probably from Latin mattus.

NounEdit

мат (matm inan (genitive ма́та, uncountable)

  1. (singular only) mat, matte finish, frost (glass)
DeclensionEdit
Related termsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

 
гимнасти́ческий мат

Borrowed from English mat or Dutch mat.

NounEdit

мат (matm inan (genitive ма́та, nominative plural ма́ты, genitive plural ма́тов)

  1. mat, floor mat (woven floor covering, or soft floor pad in athletics)
DeclensionEdit

Etymology 4Edit

 
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Abbreviated from the expression ма́терная брань (máternaja branʹ), ultimately from мать (matʹ, mother).[1]

NounEdit

мат (matm inan (genitive ма́та, uncountable)

  1. (colloquial) foul language; language that includes obscene words deriving from a small set of roots for sex, sexual organs, and sexuality
    Synonym: матерщи́на (materščína)
    покрыва́ть ма́томpokryvátʹ mátomto heap scurrilous abuse on someone
    крича́ть благи́м ма́томkričátʹ blagím mátomto scream blue murder
DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Н. М. Шанский; Т. А. Боброва (2004), “мат (3)”, in Школьный этимологический словарь русского языка. Происхождение слов (in Russian), Дрофа

YakutEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from Russian мат (mat).

NounEdit

мат (mat)

  1. (in chess) checkmate, mate
    мат биэрmat bierto declare checkmate

Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from Russian мат (mat).

NounEdit

мат (mat)

  1. (for gymnastics, yoga, etc.) mat
    гимнастическай матgimnastiçeskay mata gymnastics mat

Etymology 3Edit

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VerbEdit

мат (mat)

  1. (intransitive) (with abl.) to be deprived of, to lose
    астан матastan matto be deprived of food
    хараххыттан матxaraxxıttan matto lose one's sight
    тылгыттан матtılgıttan matto be speechless