matá

Indo-PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Portuguese matar (to kill), from Old Portuguese matar, from Latin mactāre (to slaughter; to kill).

VerbEdit

matá

  1. (Diu) to kill (to put to death)
    • 1883, Hugo Schuchardt, Kreolische Studien, volume 3:
      Trasê tamêm um vaquinh bem gord e matá par nós comê e par nós regalá:
      Bring also a small and very fat cow and kill (it) for us to eat and for us to feast on:

See alsoEdit

  • morrê

RohingyaEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Bengali.

NounEdit

matá

  1. head
Last modified on 17 February 2014, at 00:05