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PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Latin trāns (on the other side of).

AdjectiveEdit

trans (not comparable)

  1. (chemistry) In (or constituting, forming, or describing) a double bond in which the greater radical on both ends is on the opposite side of the bond.
    the trans effect is the labilization of ligands which are trans to certain other ligands
  2. (cytology) Of the side of the Golgi apparatus farther from the endoplasmic reticulum.
Usage notesEdit

Compare trans- and its usage notes.

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VerbEdit

trans (third-person singular simple present transes, present participle transing, simple past and past participle transed)

  1. (rare, transitive, social sciences) To cross from one side to another of (gender, sex or something in that vein).
    • 2012, Trystan Cotten, Transgender Migrations: The Bodies, Borders, and Politics of Transition (ISBN 113666744X):
      [] as they interact with bodies transing gender (and other) borders and spaces.
    • 2012, Finn Enke, Transfeminist Perspectives in and beyond Transgender and Gender Studies (ISBN 143990748X), pages 4 and 20:
      Although they did so in sometimes very different ways and in different communities, transsexuals, drag queens, butch lesbians, cross-dressers, feminine men, and masculine women all in some senses crossed, or transed, gender[.] [] People who trans gender as well as people who do not may receive cis-privileges, and people who do not intentionally trans gender as well as people who do are denied cis-privileges if they fail to pass (or pass enough) in the sex/gender they are expected to be.

Etymology 2Edit

Clipping of transgender or of transsexual (ultimately from Latin trāns).

AdjectiveEdit

trans (not comparable)

  1. Transgender (or sometimes transsexual).
    • 2018, Shon Faye, The Guardian, 30 May:
      Last week, a study released in Belgium suggested that trans people’s brains – including those of trans children – more closely matched those belonging to other members of the gender they identified with than with members of the gender associated with their sex at birth.
  2. Alternative form of trans*
Usage notesEdit

Compare trans- and its usage notes; see also trans*.

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Etymology 3Edit

Abbreviation.

NounEdit

trans

  1. Abbreviation of transaction.

AnagramsEdit


EsperantoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin trans.

PronunciationEdit

PrepositionEdit

trans

  1. across, on the other side of
  2. over

AntonymsEdit

  • cis (on this side of)
  • maltrans (on this side of)

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FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

AdjectiveEdit

trans (invariable)

  1. (chemistry) trans

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

trans m, f (plural trans)

  1. transsexual

AdjectiveEdit

trans (invariable)

  1. transsexual

IdoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Esperanto trans, from Latin trans. Not to be confused with the paronym tra.

PrepositionEdit

trans

  1. on the other side of, beyond, across
    Il pasas trans la rivero per ponto.
    He goes across the river by bridge.

Derived termsEdit

SynonymsEdit

  • dop (behind, after)

AntonymsEdit

  • cis (on this side of)

ParonymsEdit

  • tra (through)

InterlinguaEdit

PrepositionEdit

trans

  1. across

ItalianEdit

NounEdit

trans m, f (invariable)

  1. transsexual

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *terh₂- (through, throughout, over). Cognate with Scots throch (through), West Frisian troch (through), Dutch door (through), German durch (through), Gothic 𐌸𐌰𐌹𐍂𐌷 (þairh, through), Albanian tërthor (through, around), Welsh tra (through). See also thorough.

PronunciationEdit

PrepositionEdit

trāns (+ accusative)

  1. across, beyond

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DescendantsEdit

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PortugueseEdit

AdjectiveEdit

trans (plural, comparable)

  1. Short for transexual.
  2. Short for transgênero.

NounEdit

trans m, f (plural trans)

  1. Short for transexual.
  2. Short for transgênero.

SpanishEdit

AdjectiveEdit

trans (plural trans)

  1. transgender, trans
    • 2015 July 30, ““Tengo miedo constantemente””, in El País[2]:
      Internacionalmente, presentan al país como perfecto cumplidor en cuanto a la protección de los derechos humanos de la población LGBTI. Hablan de la recientemente creada línea de atención y de la contratación de mujeres trans en organismos públicos.

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SwedishEdit

NounEdit

trans c

  1. trance