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Tre
See also: tré, trè, tr?, tr?, and tré-

Albanian

Albanian cardinal numbers
 <  2 3 4  > 
    Cardinal : tre
    Ordinal : tretë

Etymology

From Proto-Albanian *treje, from Proto-Indo-European *tréyes. Cognate to Latin tr?s ("three") and Sanskrit ? (tri, "three").

Pronunciation

Numeral

tre

  1. three

Related terms


Breton

Adverb

tre

  1. very
    Mat-tre!
    Very good!

Danish

Danish cardinal numbers
 <  2 3 4  > 
    Cardinal : tre
    Ordinal : tredje

Etymology

From Old Norse þrír, from Proto-Norse  f pl (þrijoz), from Proto-Germanic *þr?z, from Proto-Indo-European *tréyes ("three")

Numeral

tre

  1. three

Further reading


Esperanto

Etymology

Borrowed from French très.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /tre/
  • Hyphenation: tre
  • Audio:

Adverb

tre

  1. very

Ido

Etymology

Borrowed from Esperanto treFrench très.

Pronunciation

Adverb

tre

  1. very

Italian

Italian cardinal numbers
 <  2 3 4  > 
    Cardinal : tre
    Ordinal : terzo
    Multiplier : triplo
    Fractional : terzo

Etymology

From Latin tr?s, from Proto-Italic *tr?s, from Proto-Indo-European *tréyes.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /tre/, [t?r?e]
  • Rhymes: -e
  • Hyphenation: tré

Numeral

tre

  1. three

Noun

tre m (invariable)

  1. three

Related terms

See also


Middle English

Alternative forms

Etymology

From Old English tr?o, in turn from Proto-Germanic *trew?. Ultimately descended from Proto-Indo-European *dóru.

Pronunciation

Noun

tre (plural tres or treen)

  1. A tree or a plant that resembles one.

Derived terms

Descendants

  • English: tree
  • Scots: tree

Neapolitan

Etymology

From Latin tres. Compare Italian tre.

Numeral

tre

  1. three

Norwegian Bokmål

Norwegian Bokmål cardinal numbers
 <  2 3 4  > 
    Cardinal : tre
    Ordinal : tredje

Etymology 1

From Old Norse þrír, from Proto-Norse (þrijoz) (feminine plural), from Proto-Germanic *þr?z, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *tréyes. Compare Danish and Swedish tre, Icelandic þrír, Faroese tríggir.

Pronunciation

Numeral

tre

  1. three
Derived terms
Related terms

Etymology 2

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia no

From Old Norse tré. The plurals trær and trærne are derived from Danish træ.

Pronunciation

Noun

tre n (definite singular treet, indefinite plural tre or trær, definite plural trea or trærne)

  1. tree
  2. wood
    Dette bordet er lagd av tre.
    This table is made of wood.
Derived terms

Etymology 3

From Middle Low German treden

Verb

tre (imperative tre, present tense trer, passive tres, simple past trådte, past participle trådt, present participle tredende)

  1. to step (in, out etc.), to tread
    (military) Tre av! - Dismissed!
    (legislation etc.) tre i kraft - come into effect, come into force
Derived terms

Etymology 4

From tråd

Alternative forms

Verb

tre (imperative tre, present tense trer, passive tres, simple past tredde, past participle tredd)

  1. to thread
    tre en nål - thread a needle

References

  • "tre" in The Bokmål Dictionary.

Norwegian Nynorsk

Norwegian Nynorsk cardinal numbers
 <  2 3 4  > 
    Cardinal : tre

Pronunciation

Etymology 1

From Old Norse þrír, from Proto-Norse (þrijoz) (feminine plural), from Proto-Germanic *þr?z, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *tréyes. Compare Danish and Swedish tre, Icelandic þrír, Faroese tríggir, English three.

Alternative forms

  • tri (bracket form, defunct)

Numeral

tre

  1. three
Derived terms

Etymology 2

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nn

From Old Norse tré. Akin to English tree

Noun

tre n (definite singular treet, indefinite plural tre, definite plural trea)

  1. tree
    Trea i skogen var gamle.
    The trees in the forest were old.
  2. wood
Derived terms

Etymology 3

From Middle Low German treden. Akin to English tread

Verb

tre (present tense trer, past tense tredde, past participle tredd or trett, passive infinitive treast, present participle treande, imperative tre)

  1. (military) to step (in, out etc.)
    Tre av!
    Dismissed!
Derived terms

References

  • "tre" in The Nynorsk Dictionary.

Novial

Adverb

tre

  1. very

Old Irish

Alternative forms

Etymology

From Proto-Celtic *tr? (compare Welsh trwy), from Proto-Indo-European *terh?- ("to pass through"); compare Sanskrit (tiras), Latin tr?ns and Gothic (þairh).

Pronunciation

Preposition

tre (with the accusative; triggers lenition)

  1. through
    • c. 800, Würzburg Glosses on the Pauline Epistles, published in Thesaurus Palaeohibernicus (reprinted 1987, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies), edited and with translations by Whitley Stokes and John Strachan, vol. I, pp. 499-712, Wb. 3c2
      tri chretim i n-Ísu ? isin beothu i táa Ísu iar n-esséirgu
      through belief in Jesus or in the life in which Jesus is after resurrection

Inflection

Forms combined with a definite article:

  • tris(s)in ("through the m sg or f sg")
  • tris(s)a ("through the n sg")
  • trisna ("through the pl")

Forms combined with a possessive determiner:

Forms combined with a relative pronoun:

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Descendants

Further reading



Piedmontese

Pronunciation

Numeral

tre

  1. three

Romanian

Etymology

Short form of trebuie

Pronunciation

Verb

tre

  1. (informal) third-person singular present indicative of trebui

Synonyms


Scottish Gaelic

Etymology

From Old Irish tre ("through"), from Proto-Celtic *tr? (compare Welsh trwy), from Proto-Indo-European *terh?- ("to pass through")

Preposition

tre

  1. through, by means of

Swedish

Swedish cardinal numbers
 <  2 3 4  > 
    Cardinal : tre
    Ordinal : tredje

Etymology

From Old Swedish þrir, þr?, from Old Norse þrír, from Proto-Norse (þrijoz) (feminine plural), from Proto-Germanic *þr?z, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *tréyes. Compare Norwegian and Danish tre, Icelandic þrír, Faroese tríggir.

Pronunciation

Numeral

tre

  1. three

Synonyms

Coordinate terms

Related terms

See also

Anagrams


Tocharian A

Etymology

From Proto-Tocharian [Term?], from Proto-Indo-European *tréyes. Cognate with Tocharian B trey, trai.

Numeral

tre

  1. three

Vietnamese

Etymology

From Proto-Vietic *k-l?:.

Pronunciation

Noun

(classifier cây) tre o (?, ?)

  1. bamboo

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Welsh

Pronunciation

Noun

tre f (plural trefi)

  1. Alternative form of tref

Mutation

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
tre dre nhre thre
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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