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See also: matta, maatta, Matta, mátta, and mätta

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse mátta, past tense of mega.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

måtta (present tense , past tense måtte, past participle mått or måtta)

  1. must, have to
    Eg måtte vaska bilen.
    I had to wash the car.

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SwedishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Swedish mata f, mate m, from Middle Low German māte.

NounEdit

måtta c

  1. restraint, moderation

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Swedish mata, from Middle Low German māten.

VerbEdit

måtta

  1. aim, estimate