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.
    • 1485, Sir Thomas Malory, Le Morte Darthur, Book XVIII:
      they were all shooters and cowde well kylle a dere at the stalke and at the treste.
  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?)

AnagramsEdit


BretonEdit

AdjectiveEdit

trist

  1. sad

Derived termsEdit


CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin trīstis.

AdjectiveEdit

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

  1. sad, unhappy

AntonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit


GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French triste

AdjectiveEdit

trist (comparative trister, superlative am tristesten)

  1. dull
  2. miserable
  3. sad

SynonymsEdit

DeclensionEdit


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

DeclensionEdit

AntonymsEdit

Related termsEdit


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

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 m & f (plural trist, equative tristed, comparative tristach, superlative tristaf)

  1. sad

MutationEdit

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
trist drist nhrist thrist
Last modified on 30 March 2014, at 15:47