See also: -metr

Crimean Tatar edit

Noun edit

metr

  1. meter (unit of length).
  2. measuring tape, measuring rule.

Declension edit

References edit

  • Mirjejev, V. A.; Usejinov, S. M. (2002) Ukrajinsʹko-krymsʹkotatarsʹkyj slovnyk [Ukrainian – Crimean Tatar Dictionary]‎[1], Simferopol: Dolya, →ISBN

Czech edit

 
Metr
 
Metr

Etymology edit

Derived from Ancient Greek μέτρον (métron).

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

metr m inan

  1. meter (US), metre (UK)
  2. ruler (only certain kinds, including soft ruler and carpenter's ruler)

Declension edit

Related terms edit

See also edit

Further reading edit

  • metr in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • metr in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989
  • metr in Internetová jazyková příručka

Masurian edit

Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from Polish metr.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): [ˈmɛtr]
  • Syllabification: metr

Noun edit

metr m inan (related adjective metrowi)

  1. metre, meter (one hundred centimeters)
  2. measuring tape
  3. unit of measurement for wood
  4. quintal
    Synonym: kwintal

Further reading edit

  • Zofia Stamirowska (1987-2021), “metr, meter”, in Anna Basara, editor, Słownik gwar Ostródzkiego, Warmii i Mazur, volume 4, Zakład Narodowy im. Ossolińskich Wydawnictwo Polskiej Akademii Nauk, →ISBN, page 124

Polish edit

 
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metr (#2)

Etymology 1 edit

Borrowed from French mètre.[1][2][3][4] First attested in the 19th century.[5] Doublet of metrum. From the same root as miara and meta (with different suffixes).

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /mɛtr/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɛtr
  • Syllabification: metr

Noun edit

metr m inan (related adjective metrowy, abbreviation m)

  1. metre, meter (one hundred centimeters)
    metr kwadratowy (m²)square metre
    metr sześcienny (m³)cubic metre
  2. measuring tape
    Synonyms: centymetr, centymetrówka, metrówka, metrum
  3. (colloquial) quintal
    Synonym: kwintal
Declension edit

[6]

Derived terms edit
adjectives
adverbs
nouns
numerals

Trivia edit

According to Słownik frekwencyjny polszczyzny współczesnej (1990), metr is one of the most used words in Polish, appearing 66 times in scientific texts, 58 times in news, 16 times in essays, 17 times in fiction, and 10 times in plays, each out of a corpus of 100,000 words, totaling 167 times, making it the 345th most common word in a corpus of 500,000 words.[7]

Descendants edit

  • Masurian: metr, meter

Noun edit

metr m inan (related adjective metryczny)

  1. (somewhat colloquial) meter (overall rhythm of a song or poem; particularly, the number of beats in a measure or syllables in a line)
    Synonym: metrum
Declension edit

[8]

Etymology 2 edit

Borrowed from French maître.[9][10][11][12] First attested in 1752.[13] Doublet of magister, maestro, majster, and mistrz.

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

metr m pers

  1. (now historical) teacher of dance, or sometimes music or language
  2. (obsolete, Warsaw, prison slang) first-rate thief
Declension edit

[14]

Noun edit

metr m animal

  1. (obsolete, hunting) old hare which is hard to hunt
Declension edit

References edit

  1. ^ Stanisław Dubisz, editor (2003), “metr I”, in Uniwersalny słownik języka polskiego [Universal dictionary of the Polish language] (in Polish), volume 1-4, Warsaw: Wydawnictwo Naukowe PWN SA, →ISBN
  2. ^ Mirosław Bańko; Lidia Wiśniakowska (2021), “metr I”, in Wielki słownik wyrazów obcych, →ISBN
  3. ^ Bańkowski, Andrzej (2000), “metr 2”, in Etymologiczny słownik języka polskiego [Etymological Dictionary of the Polish Language] (in Polish)
  4. ^ Witold Doroszewski, editor (1958–1969), “metr I”, in Słownik języka polskiego (in Polish), Warszawa: PWN
  5. ^ Aleksander Zdanowicz (1861), “metr”, in Słownik języka polskiego, Wilno 1861
  6. ^ metr”, in Słownik gramatyczny języka polskiego [Grammatical Dictionary of Polish], 2022
  7. ^ Ida Kurcz (1990), “metr”, in Słownik frekwencyjny polszczyzny współczesnej [Frequency dictionary of the Polish language] (in Polish), volume 1, Kraków; Warszawa: Polska Akademia Nauk. Instytut Języka Polskiego, page 240
  8. ^ metr”, in Słownik gramatyczny języka polskiego [Grammatical Dictionary of Polish], 2022
  9. ^ Stanisław Dubisz, editor (2003), “metr III”, in Uniwersalny słownik języka polskiego [Universal dictionary of the Polish language] (in Polish), volume 1-4, Warsaw: Wydawnictwo Naukowe PWN SA, →ISBN
  10. ^ Mirosław Bańko; Lidia Wiśniakowska (2021), “metr III”, in Wielki słownik wyrazów obcych, →ISBN
  11. ^ Bańkowski, Andrzej (2000), “metr 1”, in Etymologiczny słownik języka polskiego [Etymological Dictionary of the Polish Language] (in Polish)
  12. ^ Witold Doroszewski, editor (1958–1969), “metr II”, in Słownik języka polskiego (in Polish), Warszawa: PWN
  13. ^ Ewa Rodek (24.02.2021), “METR”, in Elektroniczny Słownik Języka Polskiego XVII i XVIII Wieku [Electronic Dictionary of the Polish Language of the XVII and XVIII Century]
  14. ^ metr”, in Słownik gramatyczny języka polskiego [Grammatical Dictionary of Polish], 2022

Further reading edit

Welsh edit

Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from English metre.

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

metr m (plural metrau)

  1. metre (unit of measure)

Derived terms edit

Mutation edit

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
metr fetr unchanged unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading edit

  • R. J. Thomas, G. A. Bevan, P. J. Donovan, A. Hawke et al., editors (1950–present), “metr”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies