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trist

EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Apparently related to trust.

NounEdit

trist (plural trists)

  1. (obsolete) Trust, faith.

VerbEdit

trist (third-person singular simple present trists, present participle tristing, simple past and past participle tristed)

  1. (obsolete) To trust, have faith in.

Etymology 2Edit

From Old French triste. Compare tryst.

NounEdit

trist (plural trists)

  1. (obsolete) A set station in hunting.
    • 1903, A. W. Pollard (ed.), Le Morte d'Arthur by Sir Thomas Malory (1485) , Vol.II, Bk. XVIII, Ch. XXI:
      So at that time there was a lady dwelt in that forest, and she was a great huntress, and daily she used to hunt, and ever she bare her bow with her; and no men went never with her, but always women, and they were shooters, and could well kill a deer, both at the stalk and at the trest; [].
      1485, Syr Thomas Malory, Le Morte Darthur, Bk.XVIII, Ch.xxj:
      So at that tyme there was a lady dwellid in that forest / and she was a grete huntresse / & dayly she vsed to hunte / and euer she bare her bowe with her / and no men wente neuer with her / but alwayes wymmen / and they were shoters / and coude wel kylle a dere bothe at the stalke & at the trest
  2. (obsolete, form of tryst) (secret meeting).
    • Letter dated September 1543
      George Douglas caused a trist to be set between him and the cardinal and four lords; at the which trist he and the cardinal agreed finally.

Etymology 3Edit

French triste (sad).

AdjectiveEdit

trist (comparative more trist, superlative most trist)

  1. (obsolete) sad; sorrowful; gloomy
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Fairfax to this entry?)

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BretonEdit

AdjectiveEdit

trist

  1. sad

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CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin trīstis.

AdjectiveEdit

trist m (feminine trista, masculine plural trists or tristos, feminine plural tristes)

  1. sad, unhappy

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GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French triste

AdjectiveEdit

trist (comparative trister, superlative am tristesten)

  1. dull
  2. miserable
  3. sad

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NorwegianEdit

AdjectiveEdit

trist

  1. sad
  2. sadly
  3. depressing

RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin trīstis, possibly through a popular variant *tristus. Compare Italian tristo.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

trist 4 nom/acc forms

  1. sad

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RomanschEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • (Sursilvan, Sutsilvan, Surmiran) trest

EtymologyEdit

From Latin tristis.

AdjectiveEdit

trist m (feminine trista, masculine plural trists, feminine plural tristas)

  1. (Rumantsch Grischun, Puter, Vallader) sad

AntonymsEdit

  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Sursilvan) allegher
  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Sutsilvan, Surmiran) legher
  • (Puter, Vallader) alleger

Serbo-CroatianEdit

NumeralEdit

trist

  1. (colloquial) thirty

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SwedishEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

trist

  1. boring
  2. not funny, bad, a pity,...
    Det var trist att höra att din kanin dött
    I’m sorry to hear that your bunny died

DeclensionEdit


WelshEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin trīstis.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

trist (feminine trist, plural trist, equative tristed, comparative tristach, superlative tristaf)

  1. sad

MutationEdit

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
trist drist nhrist thrist