Tristan

See also: Tristán

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Old French, the name of a knight, lover of Iseult in medieval romance Tristan and Iseult, from Celtic Drystan derived from drest meaning "riot" or "tumult".

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Tristan

  1. A male given name from the Celtic languages.
    • 1978 Jim Harrison, Legends of the Fall, Dell (1994), →ISBN, page 201:
      After the first son had been properly named after the grandfather, the second caught the brunt of her few impulses, being named "Tristan", gleaned from medieval lore from her years at Wellesley.
  2. A knight of the Round Table in Arthurian legend
  3. A female given name

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TranslationsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Tristan” in the Collins English Dictionary. Accessed 29 August 2013.
  2. ^ American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 4th ed. "Tristan". 2000. Accessed 29 August 2013.
  3. ^ Tristan” in Merriam–Webster Online Dictionary.. Accessed 29 August 2013.

(Arthurian legend)

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FaroeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Ultimately, from Old French Tristan.

Proper nounEdit

Tristan m

  1. A male given name.

Usage notesEdit

Patronymics

  • son of Tristan: Tristansson
  • daughter of Tristan: Tristansdóttir

DeclensionEdit

Singular
Indefinite
Nominative Tristan
Accusative Tristan
Dative Tristani
Genitive Tristans

FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /tʁis.tɑ̃/
  • (file)

Proper nounEdit

Tristan m

  1. A male given name, equivalent to English Tristan

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GermanEdit

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Tristan

  1. A male given name, equivalent to English Tristan.

IcelandicEdit

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Tristan m

  1. A male given name

DeclensionEdit


Old FrenchEdit

Proper nounEdit

Tristan m (nominative singular Tristans)

  1. A male given name, equivalent to English Tristan