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Borrowed from Sanskrit मात्रा (mātrā, measure, small quantity)

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matra (plural matras)

  1. (music) In Indian music, the smallest rhythmic unit of a tala.
  2. In Indian poetics and linguistics, a measure of the length of a syllable; equivalent to mora.
  3. The characteristic horizontal line drawn above characters in the Devanagari script.
  4. An intra-syllabic vowel symbol in Indic scripts.

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matra

  1. dimension

Maore ComorianEdit

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matra class 6

  1. oil

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matra f (plural matras)

  1. mother

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