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EnglishEdit

AdjectiveEdit

matt (comparative more matt, superlative most matt)

  1. (chiefly British) alternative spelling of matte
    • 2009, Michael Marshall, Bad Things, →ISBN, page 250:
      Outside the sky was low and hard and cold, with a matt texture I recognized from when I'd lived around here.

NounEdit

matt

  1. Alternative spelling of mat (an alloy in coppersmithing)

EstonianEdit

NounEdit

matt (genitive [please provide], partitive [please provide])

  1. checkmate (chess)

DeclensionEdit

This noun needs an inflection-table template.


GermanEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /mat/
  • Rhymes: -at
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AdjectiveEdit

matt (comparative matter, superlative am mattesten)

  1. dull (not shiny)
  2. exhausted, weak, feeble (not lively, vigorous, energetic)
    • 1903, Fanny zu Reventlow, Ellen Olestjerne, in Franziska Gräfin zu Reventlow: Gesammelte Werke, Albert Langen, page 624:
      Während der langen Heimfahrt senkte sich allmählich eine matte Stimmung über die sonst so unermüdlich frohe Gesellschaft.
      During the long trip home, gradually a feeble mood came down on the otherwise so tirelessly cheery group.

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See alsoEdit

Further readingEdit

  • matt in Duden online

LivonianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Finnic *matadak.

VerbEdit

matt

  1. (Salaca) creep

LuxembourgishEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

matt (masculine matten, neuter matt, comparative méi matt, superlative am mattsten)

  1. matte, dull, wan
  2. feeble, weary

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French mat and German matt

AdjectiveEdit

matt (neuter singular matt, definite singular and plural matte, comparative mattere, indefinite superlative mattest, definite superlative matteste)

  1. (colour) dull, matt
  2. weak, feeble, listless
  3. (chess) checkmated
  4. (glass) frosted

ReferencesEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French mat and German matt

AdjectiveEdit

matt (neuter singular matt, definite singular and plural matte, comparative mattare, indefinite superlative mattast, definite superlative mattaste)

  1. (colour) dull, matt
  2. weak, feeble, listless
  3. (chess) checkmated
  4. (glass) frosted

ReferencesEdit


Pennsylvania GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Compare German matt.

AdjectiveEdit

matt

  1. weak, faint

SwedishEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

matt (comparative mattare, superlative mattast)

  1. weak, listless
  2. (of colours) matte
  3. (chess) checkmate, in the phrase göra någon matt

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of matt
Indefinite Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular matt mattare mattast
Neuter singular matt mattare mattast
Plural matta mattare mattast
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 matte mattare mattaste
All matta mattare mattaste
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in the predicative.

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WestrobothnianEdit

AdverbEdit

matt

  1. Alternative form of mått