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n. (context sumo English) a false start of a bout due to mutual misunderstanding


Matta may refer to:

  • Mata, Israel, a moshav in Israel, south-west of Jerusalem; also spelt Matta
  • Matta, Punjab, a Union Council of Kasur District, Pakistan.
  • Matta, Swat, a city in Swat, NWFP Pakistan, the main centre of TNSM
  • Matta (chief), a chief of Siwistan in the 7th century A.D.
  • Matta, a genus of spiders in the Tetrablemmidae family
  • Matta rice, a variety of rice grown in the Palakkad District of Kerala, India.
  • Matta, Russia, a village in Megyuryonsky Rural Okrug in the Megino-Kangalassky District in the Sakha Republic
Matta (chief)

Mahattah, or Matta, was the Rajput chief and later feudatory of Siwistan, in what is now Pakistan. He ruled from Sehwan Sharif, in the Sindh region, in the 7th century CE.

Usage examples of "matta".

Here the main offenders had been a marijuana and cocaine trafficker by the name of Juan Ramon Matta Ballesteros and a Mexican friend of his, Felix Gallardo.

The Chilean painter, Roberto Matta, one of the last of the surrealists, asked this as yet unanswerable question.

Robert exhibited the work of Bridget Riley, Clive Barker, Derek Boshier, Peter Blake, Claes Oldenburg, Roy Lichtenstein, Ed Ruscha, Cy Twombly, Arman, Yves Klein, Wolf Vostell and Matta, often giving them their first British shows.

Alfonso placed a piece of matta root inside his mouth and chewed thoughtfully, then leaned over to spit put the pulp.

Baghdad, where he attended the lectures of Abu Bishr Matta bin Yunus, who possessed, and also imparted to his pupils, the gift of expressing the deepest meanings in the easiest words.

Hajaj bin Yusuf bin Matta dedicated his first edition of the elements of Euclid to Harun, and the second to Mamun.

Habicht, a translator, 155, 175 Hajaj bin Yusuf bin Matta, the translator, 90, 98 Haji Khalfa, the bibliographer, 55, 113, 115 Hakim II.

With any fortune, we shall be stalking large creatures before a matta can hop twice.