maṭû (2)  [LAL : ]  (vb. i/i)

G. to become less, diminish ; to become low (water level) ; to become scarce, be in short supply ; stat. : to be lacking ; to need, be in need (of sth. : +acc.) ; to be defective ; pī X maṭi X is humiliated D. to reduce, curtail, cut ; pī X muṭṭû to humiliate X Dt. to be reduced Š. to lessen ; to neglect, disregard ; to insult Št. to suffer reduction ; stat. : to be despised

Cf. imṭû, inṭatta

Variants : maṭāʾu