See also: treiñ and Tréin

AfrikaansEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Dutch trein, from Middle French train. Dutch borrowed the modern sense “train” from English train.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

trein (plural treine, diminutive treintjie)

  1. train (railway vehicle)

BretonEdit

NounEdit

trein

  1. Hard mutation of drein.

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Middle French train.

The modern sense “railway vehicle” is a semantic loan from English train.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /trɛi̯n/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: trein
  • Rhymes: -ɛi̯n

NounEdit

trein m (plural treinen, diminutive treintje n)

  1. train (railway vehicle)
  2. (dated) train, convoy, retinue, procession

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Afrikaans: trein

See alsoEdit


ManxEdit

EtymologyEdit

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

VerbEdit

trein (verbal noun treiney or treinaghey)

  1. (carpentry) to nail

MutationEdit

Manx mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
trein hrein drein
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.