HindiEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (Delhi Hindi) IPA(key): /mət̪/

Etymology 1Edit

Inherited from Sauraseni Prakrit [Term?] (compare Maharastri Prakrit 𑀫𑀁𑀢 (maṃta)), an extension of Sanskrit मा (), from Proto-Indo-Iranian *mā, from Proto-Indo-European *meh₁. Cognate to Punjabi ਮਤ (mat).

ParticleEdit

मत (mat) (Urdu spelling مت‎)

  1. not, do not; prohibitive particle
    यहां धूम्रपान मत कीजिए।yahā̃ dhūmrapān mat kījie.Do not smoke here.
    मत बैठो!mat baiṭho!Don't sit!
Usage notesEdit

मत (mat) is the imperative negation and it is only used with verb which are in the imperative mood.

Compare the subjunctive negations (na) and ना () which are only used with verbs in subjunctive mood and the indicative negation नहीं (nahī̃) which is used with verbs in indicative mood.

SynonymsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from Sanskrit मत (mata), from Proto-Indo-Iranian *matás, from Proto-Indo-European *mn̥-tós.

NounEdit

मत (matm (Urdu spelling مت‎)

  1. opinion, belief, view
  2. vote
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PaliEdit

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AdjectiveEdit

मत

  1. Devanagari script form of mata (“dead”)
  2. Devanagari script form of mata (“thought”)

DeclensionEdit

NounEdit

मत n

  1. Devanagari script form of mata (“opinion”)

DeclensionEdit