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mát

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Pronunciation

Etymology 1

From Old Norse mát (‘measure’).

Noun

mát n.

  1. measure
  2. measuring tool / device / instrument
  3. unit of measurement
Declension
n3 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative mát mátið mát mátini
Accusative mát mátið mát mátini
Dative máti mátinum mátum mátunum
Genitive máts mátsins máta mátanna
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Etymology 2

From Old Norse mát (‘checkmate’).

Noun

mát n.

  1. (chess) checkmate
Declension
n3s Singular
Indefinite Definite
Nominative mát mátið
Accusative mát mátið
Dative máti mátinum
Genitive máts mátsins
Derived terms

Etymology 3

? From English mate.

Noun

mát n. (no declension)

  1. (in expressions) mate, friend

Icelandic

Noun

mát n.

  1. (chess) checkmate

Derived terms

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