See also: maat and mAat

EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Egyptian mꜣꜥt,

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Proper nounEdit

Maat

  1. An Ancient Egyptian goddess, the personification of truth, order, and righteousness, symbolized by a feather.

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Central FranconianEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Old High German marchāt, from Latin mercātus (compare German Markt).

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NounEdit

Maat m (plural Määt)

  1. (most dialects) market
    Op dem Maat stonn die Buure.
    The farmers are standing in the marketplace.
    En d'r Maathall steiht et Ann-
    In the market hall stands Ann.

GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Via German Low German from Middle Low German māt, māte, from Old Saxon gimato, of West Germanic origin, from Proto-Germanic *gamatjô, itself from *ga- (together) + *matjô, from *matiz (food).[1][2]

Related to English mate, Dutch maat.

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Maat m (genitive Maats or Maates, plural Maate or Maaten)

  1. (nautical) mate (naval non-commissioned officer)
  2. (nautical, Germany) a naval rank, “OR5” on the NATO rank scale

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Further readingEdit

  • Maat” in Duden online

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Douglas Harper (2001–2021) , “mate”, in Online Etymology Dictionary
  2. ^ Oxford English Dictionary, 1884–1928, and First Supplement, 1933.