See also: Machete

English

edit
 
English Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia
 
a machete

Etymology

edit

From Spanish machete, diminutive of macho (sledgehammer), from Latin mattea, possibly from mactare (slaughter in sacrifice); cognate with Old French machier, French massue, English mace.

Pronunciation

edit

Noun

edit

machete (plural machetes)

  1. A sword-like tool used for cutting large plants with a chopping motion, or as a weapon. The blade is usually 50 to 65 centimeters long, and up to three millimeters thick.
    Synonyms: bolo, sundang
  2. A small stringed instrument from Madeira, Portugal, having a double bulged body, traditionally of wood, with a small rib and four metallic strings, sometimes attached by wooden pegs.

Synonyms

edit

Derived terms

edit

Translations

edit

See also

edit

Verb

edit

machete (third-person singular simple present machetes, present participle macheting or macheteing, simple past and past participle macheted)

  1. To cut or chop with a machete.
    After some hours of intense work, we had macheted a path through the jungle to the bank of the river.
  2. To hack or chop crudely with a blade other than a machete.
    You can't just machete about with a rapier and expect to succeed; you need to thrust properly.

Anagrams

edit

Dutch

edit

Etymology

edit

Borrowed from Spanish machete.

Pronunciation

edit
  • IPA(key): /ˌmɑˈʃɛ.tə/
  • Audio:(file)
  • Hyphenation: ma‧che‧te
  • Rhymes: -ɛtə

Noun

edit

machete m (plural machetes)

  1. machete
    Synonym: kapmes

Further reading

edit
  • machete” in Woordenlijst Nederlandse Taal – Officiële Spelling, Nederlandse Taalunie. [the official spelling word list for the Dutch language]

Eastern Huasteca Nahuatl

edit

Etymology

edit

Borrowed from Spanish machete.

Noun

edit

machete

  1. machete.

Finnish

edit

Etymology

edit

Borrowed from Spanish machete.

Pronunciation

edit
  • IPA(key): /ˈmɑʃete/, [ˈmɑ̝ʃe̞t̪e̞]

Noun

edit

machete

  1. machete

Declension

edit
Inflection of machete (Kotus type 8/nalle, no gradation)
nominative machete machetet
genitive macheten machetejen
partitive machetea macheteja
illative macheteen macheteihin
singular plural
nominative machete machetet
accusative nom. machete machetet
gen. macheten
genitive macheten machetejen
machetein rare
partitive machetea macheteja
inessive machetessa macheteissa
elative machetesta macheteista
illative macheteen macheteihin
adessive machetella macheteilla
ablative machetelta macheteilta
allative machetelle macheteille
essive machetena macheteina
translative macheteksi macheteiksi
abessive machetetta macheteitta
instructive machetein
comitative See the possessive forms below.
Possessive forms of machete (Kotus type 8/nalle, no gradation)
first-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative macheteni macheteni
accusative nom. macheteni macheteni
gen. macheteni
genitive macheteni machetejeni
macheteini rare
partitive macheteani machetejani
inessive machetessani macheteissani
elative machetestani macheteistani
illative macheteeni macheteihini
adessive machetellani macheteillani
ablative macheteltani macheteiltani
allative machetelleni macheteilleni
essive machetenani macheteinani
translative machetekseni macheteikseni
abessive machetettani macheteittani
instructive
comitative macheteineni
second-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative machetesi machetesi
accusative nom. machetesi machetesi
gen. machetesi
genitive machetesi machetejesi
macheteisi rare
partitive macheteasi machetejasi
inessive machetessasi macheteissasi
elative machetestasi macheteistasi
illative macheteesi macheteihisi
adessive machetellasi macheteillasi
ablative macheteltasi macheteiltasi
allative machetellesi macheteillesi
essive machetenasi macheteinasi
translative macheteksesi macheteiksesi
abessive machetettasi macheteittasi
instructive
comitative macheteinesi
first-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative machetemme machetemme
accusative nom. machetemme machetemme
gen. machetemme
genitive machetemme machetejemme
macheteimme rare
partitive macheteamme machetejamme
inessive machetessamme macheteissamme
elative machetestamme macheteistamme
illative macheteemme macheteihimme
adessive machetellamme macheteillamme
ablative macheteltamme macheteiltamme
allative machetellemme macheteillemme
essive machetenamme macheteinamme
translative macheteksemme macheteiksemme
abessive machetettamme macheteittamme
instructive
comitative macheteinemme
second-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative machetenne machetenne
accusative nom. machetenne machetenne
gen. machetenne
genitive machetenne machetejenne
macheteinne rare
partitive macheteanne machetejanne
inessive machetessanne macheteissanne
elative machetestanne macheteistanne
illative macheteenne macheteihinne
adessive machetellanne macheteillanne
ablative macheteltanne macheteiltanne
allative machetellenne macheteillenne
essive machetenanne macheteinanne
translative macheteksenne macheteiksenne
abessive machetettanne macheteittanne
instructive
comitative macheteinenne
third-person possessor
singular plural
nominative machetensa machetensa
accusative nom. machetensa machetensa
gen. machetensa
genitive machetensa machetejensa
macheteinsa rare
partitive macheteaan
macheteansa
machetejaan
machetejansa
inessive machetessaan
machetessansa
macheteissaan
macheteissansa
elative machetestaan
machetestansa
macheteistaan
macheteistansa
illative macheteensa macheteihinsa
adessive machetellaan
machetellansa
macheteillaan
macheteillansa
ablative macheteltaan
macheteltansa
macheteiltaan
macheteiltansa
allative machetelleen
machetellensa
macheteilleen
macheteillensa
essive machetenaan
machetenansa
macheteinaan
macheteinansa
translative machetekseen
macheteksensa
macheteikseen
macheteiksensa
abessive machetettaan
machetettansa
macheteittaan
macheteittansa
instructive
comitative macheteineen
macheteinensa

Synonyms

edit

Galician

edit

Etymology

edit

From macho +‎ -ete.

Noun

edit

machete m (plural machetes)

  1. machete
  2. mediocre method for obtaining somewhat accurate results; shortcut

Derived terms

edit

Italian

edit

Etymology

edit

Unadapted borrowing from Spanish machete.

Pronunciation

edit
  • IPA(key): /maˈt͡ʃɛ.te/, /maˈt͡ʃe.te/
  • Rhymes: -ɛte, -ete
  • Hyphenation: ma‧chè‧te, ma‧ché‧te

Noun

edit

machete m (invariable)

  1. machete

Further reading

edit
  • machete in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

Norwegian Bokmål

edit
 
Norwegian Bokmål Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nb

Etymology

edit

From Spanish machete.

Noun

edit

machete m (definite singular macheten, indefinite plural macheter, definite plural machetene)

  1. a machete

References

edit

Norwegian Nynorsk

edit

Etymology

edit

From Spanish machete.

Noun

edit

machete m (definite singular macheten, indefinite plural machetar, definite plural machetane)

  1. a machete

References

edit

Portuguese

edit

Etymology

edit

Borrowed from Spanish machete.

Pronunciation

edit
 
 

Noun

edit

machete m (plural machetes)

  1. machete
    Synonym: facão

Spanish

edit

Etymology

edit

From macho (sledgehammer) +‎ -ete.

Pronunciation

edit
  • IPA(key): /maˈt͡ʃete/ [maˈt͡ʃe.t̪e]
  • Audio (Chile):(file)
  • Rhymes: -ete
  • Syllabification: ma‧che‧te

Noun

edit

machete m (plural machetes)

  1. machete
  2. mediocre method for obtaining somewhat accurate results; shortcut

Derived terms

edit

Descendants

edit

Further reading

edit

Swedish

edit

Noun

edit

machete c

  1. a machete (knife)

Declension

edit
Declension of machete 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative machete macheten macheter macheterna
Genitive machetes machetens macheters macheternas

References

edit

Zacatlán-Ahuacatlán-Tepetzintla Nahuatl

edit

Etymology

edit

Borrowed from Spanish machete.

Noun

edit

machete

  1. machete

References

edit
  • Instituto Lingüístico de Verano, A.C. (2006) Pequeño diccionario ilustrado: Náhuatl de los municipios de Zacatlán, Tepetzintla y Ahuacatlán[1], segunda edición edition, Tlalpan, D.F. México: Instituto Lingüístico de Verano, A.C., page 22