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trone

See also: tron- and trône

EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Compare French trogne a belly.

NounEdit

trone (plural trones)

  1. (obsolete, UK, dialect) A small drain.

Etymology 2Edit

Late Latin trona, from Latin trutina a balance.

NounEdit

trone (plural trones)

  1. (UK, dialect) A steelyard.
  2. (UK, dialect, Scotland, obsolete) A form of weighing machine for heavy wares, consisting of two horizontal bars crossing each other, beaked at the extremities, and supported by a wooden pillar.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Jamieson to this entry?)

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


DanishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek θρόνος (thrónos, seat, throne).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /troːnə/, [ˈtˢʁ̥oːnə]

NounEdit

trone c (singular definite tronen, plural indefinite troner)

  1. throne

InflectionEdit

VerbEdit

trone (imperative tron, infinitive at trone, present tense troner, past tense tronede, past participle har tronet)

  1. throne

DutchEdit

VerbEdit

trone

  1. (archaic) singular present subjunctive of tronen

AnagramsEdit


Norwegian BokmålEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Ancient Greek θρόνος (thrónos, chair”, “throne).

NounEdit

trone f, m (definite singular trona or tronen, indefinite plural troner, definite plural tronene)

  1. (monarchy) throne
  2. (biblical) throne; the third highest order of angels

Derived termsEdit

VerbEdit

trone (present tense troner; past tense and past participle trona or tronet)

  1. To sit in a manner which commands obedience; to sit in a dominating way (as if on a throne).

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Old FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Latin thronus, from Ancient Greek θρόνος (thrónos, chair”, “throne).

NounEdit

trone m (oblique plural trones, nominative singular trones, nominative plural trone)

  1. throne

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

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