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IstriotEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin trēs.

NumeralEdit

trì

  1. (cardinal) three

Scottish GaelicEdit

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

EtymologyEdit

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

NumeralEdit

trì

  1. (cardinal) 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

  • Faclair Gàidhlig Dwelly Air Loidhne, Dwelly, Edward (1911), Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan/The Illustrated [Scottish] Gaelic-English Dictionary (10th ed.), Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, →ISBN
  • trí” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.