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AlbanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Albanian *trei-, from Proto-Indo-European *tréyes. Cognate to Latin trēs (three) and Sanskrit त्रि (tri, three).

PronunciationEdit

NumeralEdit

tre

  1. (cardinal) three

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BretonEdit

AdverbEdit

tre

  1. very
    Mat-tre!
    Very good!

DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse þrír, from Proto-Norse ᚦᚱᛁᛃᛟᛉ f pl (þrijoz), from Proto-Germanic *þrīz, from Proto-Indo-European *tréyes (three)

NumeralEdit

tre

  1. (cardinal) three

EsperantoEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French très.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /tre/
  • Hyphenation: tre

AdverbEdit

tre

  1. very

IdoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Esperanto tre.

AdverbEdit

tre

  1. very

ItalianEdit

Italian cardinal numbers
 <  2 3 4  > 
    Cardinal : tre
    Ordinal : terzo
    Multiplier : triplo
    Fractional : terzo

EtymologyEdit

From Latin trēs, from Proto-Italic *trēs, from Proto-Indo-European *tréyes.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /tre/, [t̪r̺e]
  • Rhymes: -e
  • Hyphenation: tré

NumeralEdit

tre

  1. (cardinal) three

NounEdit

tre m (invariable)

  1. three

tre f pl

  1. (following the article le) three o'clock (a.m. or p.m.)
    Sono le tre.
    It's three o'clock.

Related termsEdit

See alsoEdit

Playing cards in Italian · carte da gioco (layout · text)
             
asso due tre quattro cinque sei sette
             
otto nove dieci fante donna,
regina
re jolly, joker,
matta

LojbanEdit

RafsiEdit

tre

  1. rafsi of mitre.

NeapolitanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin tres. Compare Italian tre.

NumeralEdit

tre

  1. (cardinal) three

Norwegian BokmålEdit

Norwegian Bokmål cardinal numbers
 <  2 3 4  > 
    Cardinal : tre
    Ordinal : tredje

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse þrír, from Proto-Norse ᚦᚱᛁᛃᛟᛉ (þrijoz) (feminine plural), from Proto-Germanic *þrīz, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *tréyes. Compare Danish and Swedish tre, Icelandic þrír, Faroese tríggir.

PronunciationEdit

NumeralEdit

tre

  1. (cardinal) three
Derived termsEdit
Related termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

 
Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia no

From Old Norse tré. The plurals trær and trærne are derived from Danish.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tre n (definite singular treet, indefinite plural tre or trær, definite plural trea or trærne)

  1. a tree
  2. wood
    Dette bordet er lagd av tre.
    This table is made of wood.
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

From Middle Low German treden

VerbEdit

tre (imperative tre, present tense trer, passive tres, simple past trådte, past participle trådt, present participle tredende)

  1. to step (in, out etc.), to tread
    (military) Tre av! - Dismissed!
    (legislation etc.) tre i kraft - come into effect, come into force
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 4Edit

From tråd

Alternative formsEdit

VerbEdit

tre (imperative tre, present tense trer, passive tres, simple past tredde, past participle tredd)

  1. to thread
    tre en nålthread a needle

ReferencesEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

Norwegian Nynorsk cardinal numbers
 <  2 3 4  > 
    Cardinal : tre

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse þrír, from Proto-Norse ᚦᚱᛁᛃᛟᛉ (þrijoz) (feminine plural), from Proto-Germanic *þrīz, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *tréyes. Compare Danish and Swedish tre, Icelandic þrír, Faroese tríggir, English three.

Alternative formsEdit

  • tri (bracket form, defunct)

NumeralEdit

tre

  1. (cardinal) three
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

 
Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nn

From Old Norse tré. Akin to English tree

NounEdit

tre n (definite singular treet, indefinite plural tre, definite plural trea)

  1. a tree
    Trea i skogen var gamle.
    The trees in the forest were old.
  2. wood
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

From Middle Low German treden. Akin to English tread

VerbEdit

tre (present tense trer, past tense tredde, past participle tredd or trett, passive infinitive treast, present participle treande, imperative tre)

  1. (military) to step (in, out etc.)
    Tre av!
    Dismissed!

ReferencesEdit


NovialEdit

AdverbEdit

tre

  1. very

RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Short form of trebuie

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

tre

  1. (informal) third-person singular present tense form of trebui.

SynonymsEdit


Scottish GaelicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish trí (through), from Proto-Indo-European *tr̥h₂- (zero-grade form) of *terh₂- (to pass through).

PrepositionEdit

tre

  1. through, by means of

SwedishEdit

Swedish cardinal numbers
 <  2 3 4  > 
    Cardinal : tre
    Ordinal : tredje

EtymologyEdit

From Old Swedish þrir, þrī, from Old Norse þrír, from Proto-Norse ᚦᚱᛁᛃᛟᛉ (þrijoz) (feminine plural), from Proto-Germanic *þrīz, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *tréyes. Compare Norwegian and Danish tre, Icelandic þrír, Faroese tríggir.

PronunciationEdit

NumeralEdit

tre

  1. (cardinal) three

SynonymsEdit

Related termsEdit

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Tocharian AEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Tocharian [Term?], from Proto-Indo-European *tréyes. Cognate with Tocharian B trey, trai.

NumeralEdit

tre

  1. (cardinal) three

VietnameseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Vietic *k-lɛː

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

(classifier cây) tre

  1. bamboo

Derived termsEdit

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WelshEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tre f (plural trefi)

  1. Alternative form of tref

MutationEdit

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
tre dre nhre thre
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.