See also: þrir

IcelandicEdit

Icelandic cardinal numbers
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    Cardinal : þrír
    Ordinal : þriðji

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse þrír, from Proto-Norse ᚦᚱᛁᛃᛟᛉ (þrijoz) (feminine plural), from Proto-Germanic *þrīz.[1] Compare Faroese tríggir and Danish tre.

PronunciationEdit

NumeralEdit

þrír (feminine þrjár, neuter þrjú)

  1. three

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Ásgeir Blöndal MagnússonÍslensk orðsifjabók, 1st edition, 2nd printing (1989). Reykjavík, Orðabók Háskólans, page 1193.

Old NorseEdit

Old Norse cardinal numbers
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    Cardinal : þrír
    Ordinal : þriði
    Adverbial : þrisvar
    Multiplier : þrífaldr
    Distributive : þrennr

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Norse ᚦᚱᛁᛃᛟᛉ (þrijoz) (feminine plural), from Proto-Germanic *þrīz (three), ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *tréyes (three). Cognate with Old English þrī, þrīe, Old Frisian thrē, thriā, Old Saxon thrīe, Old Dutch thri, Old High German drī, Gothic 𐌸𐍂𐌴𐌹𐍃 (þreis).

NumeralEdit

þrír (feminine þrjár, neuter þrjú)

  1. three

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Icelandic: þrír
  • Faroese: tríggir
  • Norn: trir
  • Norwegian:
  • Jamtish: trí
  • Elfdalian: trair
  • Westrobothnian: trí
  • Old Swedish: þrīr, þrī
  • Scanian: tré
  • Old Danish: thrē
  • Gutnish: trei

ReferencesEdit