See also: mutât, mutat., and mù tạt

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mutat (uncountable)

  1. (Islam) A compensation gift given to a woman when divorced or repudiated by her husband.
    • 1998, David Pearl & ‎Werner Menski, Muslim family law, →ISBN, page 184:
      Relying on Qur'an, Sura II, verse 236, Nasir (1990a, p. 144; 1990b, pp. 96-98) shows that the amount of mutat is a matter of goodwill and of custom.
    • 2007, David J. Ndegwah, Biblical Hermeneutics as a Tool for Inculturation in Africa, page 121:
      Once it has had three steers, the new owner can 'cut the linkage' (mutat) by giving back an ox and six goats or so, depending on the practice in a particular area, and the original owner will give away the ox in exchange for another calf, which will create a new cattle lineage.
    • 2009, Jamal J. Ahmad Nasir (editor), The Status of Women under Islamic Law and Modern Islamic Legislation (third edition), BRILL, →ISBN, chapter thirteen: “The Dower”, § 5: ‘Entitlement to the Dower’, page 95:
      This is a ruling agreed upon by the Shi’ahs with the reservation that if the husband should die before consummation, without having specified a dower, nor set any portion for his wife in the contract, then nothing is due to her by way of dower or gift (mutat) (Ref. Al-Hilli, p. 21).
    • 2013, Werner Menski, Modern Indian Family Law, →ISBN, page 284:
      This argument confirms that in traditional Muslim jurisprudence the concept of some kind of compensation for the divorced Muslim wife, in the form of mata or mutat, was not unknown.

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mutat m (feminine mutada, masculine plural mutats, feminine plural mutades)

  1. past participle of mutar

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From Proto-Finno-Ugric *muja- (to touch, feel) + -tat (causative suffix). Cognates include Finnish muistaa (to recall, remember) and Estonian mõistma (to understand).

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  • IPA(key): [ ˈmutɒt]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: mu‧tat
  • Rhymes: -ɒt

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mutat

  1. (transitive) to show, indicate, signal, read (to present or carry information on him/her/itself)
    Synonyms: jelez, jelöl

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  • mutat in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh: A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (’The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962.

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mūtat

  1. third-person singular present active indicative of mūtō

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mutat

  1. past participle of muta

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mutat

  1. supine of muta.

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