מתן

HebrewEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the root נ־ת־ן ‎(n-t-n).

NounEdit

מַתָּן ‎(matánm

  1. A gift, a giving.

Usage notesEdit

  • The more common form is מַתָּנָה ‎(mataná), from the same root. The form מַתָּן ‎(matán) is nowadays mostly archaic, except in fixed expressions such as מַתַּן תּוֹרָה ‎(matán torá, the giving of Torah).

Proper nounEdit

מַתָּן ‎(matánm

  1. A male given name.
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