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FaroeseEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Danish måtte, from Late Latin matta, from Punic or Phoenician (compare Hebrew מיטה \ מִטָּה(mitá, bed, couch)).

NounEdit

motta f (genitive singular mottu, plural mottur)

  1. rug, mat
DeclensionEdit
Declension of motta
f1 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative motta mottan mottur motturnar
accusative mottu mottuna mottur motturnar
dative mottu mottuni mottum mottunum
genitive mottu mottunnar motta mottanna
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Etymology 2Edit

Compare English moth, German Motte.

NounEdit

motta f (genitive singular mottu, plural mottur)

  1. mite
  2. ked
DeclensionEdit
Declension of motta
f1 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative motta mottan mottur motturnar
accusative mottu mottuna mottur motturnar
dative mottu mottuni mottum mottunum
genitive mottu mottunnar motta mottanna
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IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Danish måtte, from Late Latin matta, from Punic [Term?] or Phoenician [Term?] (compare Hebrew מיטה \ מִטָּה(mitá, bed, couch)).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

motta f (genitive singular mottu, nominative plural mottur)

  1. rug, mat
  2. (colloquial) mustache

DeclensionEdit


ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Unknown. Probably of Pre-Roman origin.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

motta f (plural motte)

  1. landslide
    Synonym: frana
  2. rise, slope
    Synonym: rialzo
  3. (Venice) A heap of sand or rocks in a riverbed.
    1. (by extension) An artificial island.

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ReferencesEdit

  • motta in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From mot +‎ ta

VerbEdit

motta (imperative motta, present tense mottar, passive mottas, simple past mottok, past participle mottatt, present participle mottakende)

  1. to receive
  2. to accept (receive)
  3. to get (receive)

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