ArabicEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From the root م ت ن(m-t-n).

VerbEdit

مَتُنَ (matuna) I, non-past يَمْتُنُ‎‎ (yamtunu)

  1. to be firm, to be solid, to be sturdy
ConjugationEdit

VerbEdit

مَتَنَ (matana) I, non-past يَمْتُنُ‎‎ (yamtunu) (obsolete)

  1. to hit hard, to strike strongly
  2. to hit on the back
ConjugationEdit

VerbEdit

مَتَّنَ (mattana) II, non-past يُمَتِّنُ‎‎ (yumattinu)

  1. to strengthen, to solidify, to make sturdier, to render stout
ConjugationEdit

NounEdit

مَتْن (matnm (plural مُتُون(mutūn) or مِتَان(mitān))

  1. back, ridge, or specifically the erector spinae muscle
  2. the core part of something
    1. body, text without notes
    2. text
    3. operative part
    4. parenchyma
  3. surface
  4. board, deck (such as of a ship)
  5. verbal noun of مَتَنَ (matana) (form I)
DeclensionEdit
AntonymsEdit

AdjectiveEdit

مَتْن (matn) (elative أَمْتَن(ʾamtan))

  1. firm, solid, sturdy, solid, robust
DeclensionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

مُتُّنَّ (muttunna) (form I)

  1. second-person feminine plural past active of مَاتَ(māta)

VerbEdit

مُتْنَ (mutna) (form I)

  1. second-person feminine plural active imperative of مَاتَ(māta)
  2. third-person feminine plural past active of مَاتَ(māta)

PersianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic مَتْن(matn).

NounEdit

Dari Persian متن
Iranian Persian
Tajik матн (matn)

متن (matn) (plural متن‌ها(matn-hâ) or متون(motun))

  1. text