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See also: möta, mô tả, and móta

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EnglishEdit

NounEdit

mota (uncountable)

  1. Alternative form of mootah

AnagramsEdit


GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Medieval Latin motta.[1]

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

mota f (plural motas)

  1. (dated) motte, rampart
    • 1395, Miguel González Garcés (ed.), Historia de La Coruña. Edad Media. A Coruña: Caixa Galicia, page 557:
      que o dicto martin bezerra e a sua moller façan tirar et derribar todos los penedos et pedras de mota que estan cabo da dicta casa sobre la terra os que poderen tirar con palancos de ferro et de madeyro et a maos de omes et que os tiren da mota et que os lançen contra o rrio et façan a mota chaa
      the aforementioned Martin Becerra and his wife should order the toppling of every boulder and every stone of the motte which is by the aforementioned house, with iron levers, and wood levers, and by the hands of men; they should be removed from the motte and thrown into the river, and they should flatten the motte
  2. mound

ReferencesEdit

  • mota” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • mota” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • mota” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • mota” in Santamarina, Antón (dir.), Ernesto González Seoane, María Álvarez de la Granja: Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega (v 4.0). Santiago: ILG.
  1. ^ motte” in le Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

GothicEdit

RomanizationEdit

mōta

  1. Romanization of 𐌼𐍉𐍄𐌰

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Of Germanic origin, related to English mud.

NounEdit

mota f (plural mote)

  1. mud

SynonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

AnagramsEdit


LatinEdit

LingalaEdit

NounEdit

mota class 1 (plural bato)

  1. man

PortugueseEdit

NounEdit

mota f (plural motas)

  1. (chiefly Portugal) motorcycle

SynonymsEdit


SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Uncertain; possibly borrowed from Germanic, cognate to Italian mota, English mud, Dutch modder[1]. Or, possibly from Iberian.[2]

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈmota/, [ˈmot̪a]

NounEdit

mota f (plural motas)

  1. speck (tiny spot)
  2. (uncountable, slang, Mexico) marijuana
  3. fluff, pill

SynonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Worcester, Joseph Emerson (1910: Worcester's academic dictionary: a new etymological dictionary of the English language, p. 371
  2. ^ Roberts, Edward A. (2014) A Comprehensive Etymological Dictionary of the Spanish Language with Families of Words based on Indo-European Roots, Xlibris Corporation, →ISBN, page 227

VenetianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Compare Italian monte

NounEdit

mota f (plural mote)

  1. heap, pile

VolapükEdit

NounEdit

mota

  1. genitive singular of mot