See also: Mateola

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From a Proto-Indo-European root describing similar tools (compare matia); cognate to Proto-Germanic *mattukaz, Proto-Slavic *motyka, Sanskrit मत्य (matya, club, harrow).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

mateola f (genitive mateolae); first declension

  1. The meaning of this term is uncertain. Possibilities include:
    1. an agricultural implement
    2. a kind of mallet (hammer)
    3. beetle (heavy weight, with a handle or stock, used for driving wedges or pegs, ramming down paving stones, etc.)

DeclensionEdit

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative mateola mateolae
Genitive mateolae mateolārum
Dative mateolae mateolīs
Accusative mateolam mateolās
Ablative mateolā mateolīs
Vocative mateola mateolae

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