HebrewEdit

EtymologyEdit

Root
מ־ו־ת

Cognate with Arabic مَاتَ(māta), Ge'ez ሞተ (motä), Egyptian mwt.

AdjectiveEdit

מֵת (mét) (feminine מֵתָה‎, masculine plural מֵתִים‎, feminine plural מֵתוֹת‎)

  1. Dead, having died.
  2. (intensifier) very much, completely (as in dead tired).
    אֲנִי עָיֵיף מֵת‎‎ ― aní ayéf métI'm dead tired
    אֲנִי מֵת לִרְאוֹת אוֹתָהּ הַלַּילָה‎ ― aní mét lir'ót otáh haláylaI'm dying to see her tonight

VerbEdit

מֵת (met) (pa'al construction)

  1. To die.
  2. Masculine singular present participle and present tense of מת(met).
  3. To be crazy or mad about something.
    אֲנִי מֵת עַל שׁוֹקוֹלָד‎ ― aní met al shokoládI'm mad about chocolate

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YiddishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Hebrew מֵת(mét, dead person).

NounEdit

מת (meysm, plural מתים(meysem)

  1. dead person

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