See also: trenà, třena, and Trena

Catalan

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Etymology 1

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Inherited from Vulgar Latin *trēna, from Latin trīna (triple).

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trena f (plural trenes)

  1. braid, pigtail
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trena

  1. inflection of trenar:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative

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Malagasy

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Noun

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trena

  1. mooing

Norwegian Bokmål

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trena

  1. inflection of trene:
    1. simple past
    2. past participle

Norwegian Nynorsk

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Etymology 1

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From English verb train.

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trena (present tense trenar/trener, past tense trena/trente, past participle trena/trent, passive infinitive trenast, present participle trenande, imperative trena/tren)

  1. (transitive, intransitive) train, exercise
    Eg har trent her ganske lenge.
    I have been exercising here for a rather long time.
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Adjective

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trena (singular and plural trena)

  1. trained

Etymology 2

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From Old Norse tréna.

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trena (present tense trenar, past tense trena, past participle trena, passive infinitive trenast, present participle trenande, imperative trena/tren)

  1. (intransitive) to harden, petrify
  2. (intransitive, especially about grass) to wither
    Synonym: visna
  3. (intransitive, about people) to man up, grow strong
  4. (intransitive, about limbs, figurative) to go numb, fall asleep, be affected by paresthesia
    Synonym: sovna
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  • tre n (tree)
  • treen (tree-like, adjective)

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trena n

  1. (dialect) definite plural of tre

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Portuguese

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Etymology 1

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Uncertain. Possibly from Latin trīna, feminine of trīnus (triple), and possibly via Provençal or Spanish trena.

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trena f (plural trenas)

  1. a ribbon used to tie one’s hair
  2. a string used to spin a spinning top
    Synonyms: baraça, fieira
  3. (Brazil) measuring tape (tape with marks for measuring lengths), especially a metallic one used by construction workers
    Synonym: fita métrica

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trena

  1. inflection of trenar:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative

Romanian

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Etymology

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Borrowed from French traîner.

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a trena (third-person singular present trenează, past participle trenat) 1st conj.

  1. to lag behind, dawdle

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Serbo-Croatian

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trena

  1. genitive singular of tren

Spanish

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  • IPA(key): /ˈtɾena/ [ˈt̪ɾe.na]
  • Rhymes: -ena
  • Syllabification: tre‧na

Etymology 1

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From Latin trina, trinus (triple).

Noun

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trena f (plural trenas)

  1. (colloquial) slammer; nick (prison)

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trena

  1. inflection of trenar:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative

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