See also: trad, traad, Trad, träd, and trąd

DanishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Danish thraath, from Old Norse þráðr (thread), from Proto-Germanic *þrēduz, from Proto-Indo-European *treh₁-tu-, from *terh₁- (rub, twist).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /trɔːd/, [tˢʁ̥ɔːˀð], [tˢʁ̥ɔðˀ]

NounEdit

tråd c (singular definite tråden, plural indefinite tråde)

  1. thread
  2. wire
  3. string
  4. fiber, fibre
  5. filament
InflectionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse troð (an act of treading).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /trɔd/, [tˢʁʌð]

NounEdit

tråd n (singular definite tråddet, plural indefinite tråd)

  1. A step, an act of treading.
InflectionEdit

Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse þráðr, from Proto-Germanic *þrēduz, from Proto-Indo-European *treh₁-tu-, from *terh₁- (rub, twist).

NounEdit

tråd m (definite singular tråden, indefinite plural tråder, definite plural trådene)

  1. thread
  2. wire
  3. floss

Derived termsEdit

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse þráðr, from Proto-Germanic *þrēduz, from Proto-Indo-European *treh₁-tu-, from *terh₁- (rub, twist). Akin to English thread.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tråd m (definite singular tråden, indefinite plural trådar, definite plural trådane)

  1. thread
  2. wire
  3. floss

Derived termsEdit

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SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse þráðr (thread), from Proto-Germanic *þrēduz, from Proto-Indo-European *treh₁-tu-, from *terh₁- (rub, twist). Definition 3 is probably a calque of English thread.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈtroːd/
  • (file)

NounEdit

tråd c

  1. wire
  2. thread (long, thin and flexible form of material).
  3. thread, a continued theme or idea.
    Alla dessa essäer har en röd tråd.
    All of these essays have a common thread.
    Jag har tappat tråden av vad du säger.
    I’ve lost the thread of what you’re saying.
  4. (Internet) A thread, a series of messages, generally grouped by subject, in which all messages except the first are replies to previous messages in the thread

DeclensionEdit

Declension of tråd 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative tråd tråden trådar trådarna
Genitive tråds trådens trådars trådarnas

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