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VerbEdit

mata

  1. be ripe

ReferencesEdit


Abenlen AytaEdit

Agusan ManoboEdit

AgutaynenEdit

AklanonEdit

AlanganEdit

Ambala AytaEdit

AmisEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Austronesian *maCa.

NounEdit

mata

  1. eye (organ)

ArtaEdit

AsiEdit

AsturianEdit

Ata ManoboEdit

BalineseEdit

RomanizationEdit

mata

  1. Romanization of ᬫᬢ
  2. Romanization of ᬫᬢ᭄ᬢ
  3. Romanization of ᬫᬣ

BantikEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *mata, from Proto-Austronesian *maCa.

NounEdit

mata

  1. eye (organ)

Batad IfugaoEdit

Bikol CentralEdit

BinukidEdit

BolinaoEdit

Botolan SambalEdit

Brooke's Point PalawanoEdit

BununEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Austronesian *maCa.

NounEdit

mata

  1. eye (organ)

ButuanonEdit

CapiznonEdit

CatalanEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

mata f (plural mates)

  1. shrub
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

VerbEdit

mata

  1. third-person singular present indicative form of matar
  2. second-person singular imperative form of matar

Further readingEdit


CebuanoEdit

EtymologyEdit

First attested in Antonio Pigafetta's Relazione del primo viaggio intorno al mondo—detailing the first circumnavigation of the world between 1519 and 1522.

From Proto-Philippine *mata, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *mata, from Proto-Austronesian *maCa.

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: ma‧ta

NounEdit

mata

  1. an eye; an organ through which animals see
  2. (mahjong) the extra pair of tiles in most winning hands
  3. an eye of a pineapple

VerbEdit

mata

  1. to awake; to wake up
  2. to eye; to observe carefully

QuotationsEdit

For quotations of use of this term, see Citations:mata.

Derived termsEdit

AnagramsEdit


Central BontocEdit

Central PomoEdit

NounEdit

mata

  1. Alternative spelling of má·t̪a

ReferencesEdit

  • Greenburg, Language in the Americas

ChavacanoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Spanish matar (to kill).

VerbEdit

matá

  1. to kill
  2. to close; to wink (of one's eyes)

Crimean TatarEdit

NounEdit

mata

  1. (Northern dialect) little brother

DeclensionEdit

SynonymsEdit

Usage notesEdit

  • Corresponding words in standard Crimean Tatar: kadâ, qardaş.

CuyunonEdit

Dibabawon ManoboEdit

DongxiangEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Mongolic *umarta-, see Mongolian мартах (martah).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

mata

  1. to forget

Dupaningan AgtaEdit

Eastern BontocEdit

EmbalohEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *mata, from Proto-Austronesian *maCa.

NounEdit

mata

  1. eye (organ)

FijianEdit

FrenchEdit

VerbEdit

mata

  1. third-person singular past historic of mater

GaddangEdit

GalicianEdit

Geser-GoromEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *mata, from Proto-Austronesian *maCa.

NounEdit

mata

  1. eye (organ)

GilberteseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Oceanic [Term?] (compare Hawaiian maka, Maori mata), from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *mətaq (compare Chamorro mata', Indonesian mentah, Malagasy manta, Malay mentah).

AdjectiveEdit

mata

  1. raw (uncooked)

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Oceanic *mata, from Proto-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *mata, from Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *mata, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *mata, from Proto-Austronesian *maCa.

NounEdit

mata

  1. eye (organ)
  2. colour, hue
  3. lamp or lantern, any object used to shed light
  4. any sort of opening such as a lid or entrance, eye of needle

GothicEdit

RomanizationEdit

mata

  1. Romanization of 𐌼𐌰𐍄𐌰

Guinea-Bissau CreoleEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Portuguese matar. Cognates with Kabuverdianu mata.

VerbEdit

mata

  1. to kill

HausaEdit

NounEdit

mā̀tā f (plural mātā, possessed form mā̀tar̃)

  1. woman
  2. wife

Related termsEdit

NounEdit

mātā

  1. plural of mata
  2. plural of mace

HiligaynonEdit

HopiEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Uto-Aztecan *mataR.

NounEdit

mata (plural mamta)

  1. metate (grinding stone)
  2. gizzard

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit


IbaloiEdit

IbanagEdit

IbatanEdit

IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From matur (food) +‎ -a.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

mata (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative mataði, supine matað)

  1. (transitive, with accusative) to feed (a baby), to spoonfeed

ConjugationEdit

Derived termsEdit


Ilianen ManoboEdit

IlocanoEdit

IlongotEdit

IndonesianEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Malayic *mata, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *mata, from Proto-Austronesian *maCa. Compare Maori mata, Tagalog mata.

NounEdit

mata (plural mata-mata, first-person possessive mataku, second-person possessive matamu, third-person possessive matanya)

  1. eye (organ)

Derived termsEdit


IrayaEdit

ItawitEdit

IvatanEdit

JapaneseEdit

RomanizationEdit

mata

  1. Rōmaji transcription of また

JavaneseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Javanese mata, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *mata, from Proto-Austronesian *maCa.

NounEdit

mata

  1. eye (organ)

KabuverdianuEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Portuguese matar.

VerbEdit

mata

  1. to kill

KagayanenEdit

KankanaeyEdit

KapampanganEdit

KavalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Austronesian *maCa.

NounEdit

mata

  1. eye (organ)

Kayapa KallahanEdit

KikuyuEdit

EtymologyEdit

Hinde (1904) records mata as an equivalent of English spittle in “Jogowini dialect” of Kikuyu, listing also “Ulu dialect” (spoken then from Machakos to coastal area) of Kamba matta, “Nganyawa dialect” (spoken then in Kitui District) of Kamba utta and Swahili mate as its equivalents[1].

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

mata class 6

  1. saliva[2]

Derived termsEdit

(Proverbs)

Related termsEdit

(Nouns)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Hinde, Hildegarde (1904). Vocabularies of the Kamba and Kikuyu languages of East Africa, pp. 54–55. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  2. ^ Muiru, David N. (2007). Wĩrute Gĩgĩkũyũ: Marĩtwa Ma Gĩgĩkũyũ Mataũrĩtwo Na Gĩthũngũ, pp. 11, 34.

Kinaray-aEdit

LamboyaEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *mata, from Proto-Austronesian *maCa.

NounEdit

mata

  1. (anatomy) eye (organ)

LatvianEdit

NounEdit

mata m

  1. genitive singular form of mats

Ledo KailiEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *mata, from Proto-Austronesian *maCa.

NounEdit

mata

  1. eye (organ)

LinduEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *mata, from Proto-Austronesian *maCa.

NounEdit

mata

  1. eye (organ)

Mag-Anchi AytaEdit

Mag-Indi AytaEdit

MaguindanaoEdit

MakasarEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *mata, from Proto-Austronesian *maCa.

NounEdit

mata

  1. eye (organ)

MalayEdit

 
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mata

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Malayic *mata, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *mata, from Proto-Austronesian *maCa.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

mata (Jawi spelling مات‎, plural mata-mata, informal first-person possessive mataku, second-person possessive matamu, third-person possessive matanya)

  1. eye (organ)
  2. edge (of an axe, a knife, etc.)
  3. hole (of a needle, net, etc.)
  4. eye (of a potato)
  5. shoot, sprout (of root/stem tuber)
  6. grade, step
  7. centre, centre point
  8. fountainhead, source (of income, water, etc.)
  9. mark, score (gained in a contest, exam, etc.)
  10. item
  11. (archaic) all types of dishes and food

SynonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit


MamanwaEdit

MamboruEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *mata, from Proto-Austronesian *maCa.

NounEdit

mata

  1. eye (organ)

MansakaEdit

MaoriEdit

MaranaoEdit

MasbatenyoEdit

MongondowEdit

NiueanEdit

NounEdit

mata

  1. eye

Northern Catanduanes BicolanoEdit

Norwegian BokmålEdit

Alternative formsEdit

VerbEdit

mata

  1. inflection of mate:
    1. simple past
    2. past participle

Old JavaneseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *mata, from Proto-Austronesian *maCa.

NounEdit

mata

  1. eye (organ)

DescendantsEdit


Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *matōną.

VerbEdit

mata

  1. (transitive) To feed; nourish

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit


PaliEdit

Alternative formsEdit

AdjectiveEdit

mata

  1. dead
  2. past participle of marati (to die)
  3. past participle of maññati (to think)

DeclensionEdit

NounEdit

mata n

  1. opinion, view

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

mata in Pali Text Society (1921–1925), Pali-English Dictionary, London: Chipstead. (licensed under CC-BY-NC)


Pamplona AttaEdit

PangasinanEdit

Pangutaran SamaEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *mata, from Proto-Austronesian *maCa.

NounEdit

mata

  1. eye (organ)

PapiamentuEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Portuguese matar and Spanish matar and Kabuverdianu mata.

VerbEdit

mata

  1. to kill

PolishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

mata f (diminutive matka)

  1. mat (floor pad)
DeclensionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

mata m

  1. genitive/accusative plural of mat

Etymology 3Edit

VerbEdit

mata

  1. third-person singular present of matać

Further readingEdit

  • mata in Polish dictionaries at PWN

PonosakanEdit

PortugueseEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Portuguese mata, possibly from Late Latin matta (reed mat).

NounEdit

mata f (plural matas)

  1. woods, forest (collection of trees)
Alternative formsEdit
SynonymsEdit
Derived termsEdit
Related termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Inflected form of matar (to kill).

VerbEdit

mata

  1. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present indicative of matar
  2. second-person singular (tu, sometimes used with você) affirmative imperative of matar

Rapa NuiEdit

RatagnonEdit

RawaEdit

NounEdit

mata

  1. story

ReferencesEdit


RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From an alteration of dumneata.

PronounEdit

mata

  1. (regional, familiar) you

See alsoEdit


RomblomanonEdit

SambaliEdit

SamoanEdit

EtymologyEdit

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NounEdit

mata

  1. eye

SangirEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *mata, from Proto-Austronesian *maCa.

NounEdit

mata

  1. eye (organ)

Sarangani BlaanEdit

SardinianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Spanish, perhaps from Late Latin matta.

NounEdit

mata

  1. (Campidanese) tree

So'aEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *mata, from Proto-Austronesian *maCa.

NounEdit

mata

  1. eye (organ)

Southwest PalawanoEdit

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Perhaps from Late Latin matta.

NounEdit

mata f (plural matas)

  1. shrub
    Synonym: arbusto
  2. sprig
  3. mastic tree, Pistacia lentiscus.
    Synonyms: lentisco, mata charneca
  4. (Colombia, Venezuela, Cuba) plant (organism of the kingdom Plantae)
    Synonyms: planta, vegetal

Derived termsEdit

VerbEdit

mata

  1. Informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of matar.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present indicative form of matar.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of matar.

SurigaononEdit

SwedishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

VerbEdit

mata (present matar, preterite matade, supine matat, imperative mata)

  1. to feed; helping a baby or a very young animal to eat
  2. to feed; to continuously deliver
    Skrivaren måste ha gått sönder, den bara matar ut pappren ett efter ett så fort jag satt i dem.
    The printer must be broken, it spits out the papers, one by one, as fast as I've put them in.

ConjugationEdit

Related termsEdit


TadyawanEdit

Tagakaulu KalaganEdit

TagalogEdit

TagbanwaEdit

TahitianEdit

TausugEdit

TboliEdit

TirurayEdit

AdjectiveEdit

mata

  1. unripe

TonganEdit

UnamiEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

mata

  1. not

Waray-WarayEdit

Western Bukidnon ManoboEdit

YakanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *mata, from Proto-Austronesian *maCa.

NounEdit

mata

  1. eye (organ)

YamiEdit

YogadEdit