IstriotEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin trēs.

NumeralEdit

trì

  1. three

Scottish GaelicEdit

Scottish Gaelic cardinal numbers
 <  2 3 4  > 
    Cardinal : trì
    Ordinal : treas

PronunciationEdit

IPA(key): /triː/

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish trí, from Proto-Celtic *trīs, from Proto-Indo-European *tréyes.

NumeralEdit

trì

  1. three

Usage notesEdit

  • Used before a noun; a trì is used when free-standing (counting, telling a row of numerals etc).
    Tha trì tunnagan aige.He has three ducks.
    Tha a trì aice cuideachd.She has three as well.
    Fòn a h-aon, a dhà, a trì!Phone one-two-three!

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • trì” in Edward Dwelly, Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan/The Illustrated [Scottish] Gaelic-English Dictionary, 10th edition, Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, 1911, →ISBN.
  • Gregory Toner, Maire Ní Mhaonaigh, Sharon Arbuthnot, Dagmar Wodtko, Maire-Luise Theuerkauf, editors (2019), “trí”, in eDIL: Electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language