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This isn't only a feminine name--I have a male friend from Serbia named Mateja. [noted -ed]
-- Alannnna  6/9/2005
Pronounced MA-tee-ya.
-- Alannnna  6/9/2005
The pronunciation is actually Ma-tay-yah, and it's exclusively a female name.
There is a similar male version though, Matija, pronounced Ma-tee-yah.
-- majcko  8/19/2005
Wrong, Mateja is also the correct form of the boy's name. The most famous Mateja I know is "Mateja Kezman".
-- Anonymous User  11/20/2005
The feminine form is Croatian as well.
-- goricar  11/21/2009
Ok, pure and simple: Mateja (female) is pronounced Mah-TE-yah, Mateja (male) MAH-te-yah. The y-sound though (letter j) is often unpronounced or skipped.
-- Anonymous User  12/15/2010

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