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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Shortening of words with the initial component derived from Proto-Indo-European *tréyes (three).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tri (plural tris)

  1. (chiefly attributive) triathlon
    a tri bike
    a tri suit
  2. (computer graphics) triangle
    • 2009, Andrew Paquette, Computer Graphics for Artists II: Environments and Characters
      The most common poly budget in use for games at the time of this writing is between 5,000 and 10,000 tris. Anything within that range is sufficient to accommodate all superficial anatomical details without resort to optimization beyond normal model cleanup.
    • 2010, Tony Mullen, ‎Claudio Andaur, Blender Studio Projects: Digital Movie-Making (page 91)
      Tris and quads have different areas of functionality. In real-time graphics, tris are the norm because they provide the most basic geometric representations of planes.

AnagramsEdit


AlbanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Albanian *trī(-ā), from Proto-Indo-European *tri-h2 (three). Cognate to Ancient Greek τρία (tría, three) and Latin tria (three).

NumeralEdit

tri

  1. three

Related termsEdit


BretonEdit

Breton cardinal numbers
 <  2 3 4  > 
    Cardinal : tri

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Brythonic *tri, from Proto-Celtic *trīs, from Proto-Indo-European *tréyes.

NumeralEdit

tri m (feminine form teir)

  1. three

CornishEdit

Cornish cardinal numbers
 <  2 3 4  > 
    Cardinal : tri

Alternative formsEdit

  • (Standard Cornish) try
  • (Standard Written Form) trei

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Brythonic *tri, from Proto-Celtic *trīs, from Proto-Indo-European *tréyes.

NumeralEdit

tri

  1. three

Related termsEdit

See alsoEdit

  • (cardinal number): Previous: dew. Next: peswar

DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

NounEdit

tri n (uncountable)

  1. synonym for trichloorethyleen, a chemical solvent

AnagramsEdit


EsperantoEdit

Esperanto cardinal numbers
 <  2 3 4  > 
    Cardinal : tri
    Ordinal : tria
    Adverbial : trie
    Multiplier : triobla
    Fractional : triona

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Russian три (tri), Latin trēs, English three, etc., all ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *tréyes.

PronunciationEdit

NumeralEdit

tri

  1. three (3)

Derived termsEdit


FinnishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈtohtori/, [ˈt̪o̞xt̪o̞ri]

NounEdit

tri

  1. Abbreviation of tohtori.

Usage notesEdit

Only used in writing and together with a name, and is thus not inflected. For example in phrase tri Pentti Arajärvi only the family name Arajärvi is inflected.

Tämä tri Pentti Arajärven artikkeli on mielenkiintoinen.
This article written by Dr. Pentti Arajärvi is interesting.

FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

tri m (plural tris)

  1. selection
  2. (computing) sort

Further readingEdit

AnagramsEdit


IdoEdit

Ido cardinal numbers
 <  2 3 4  > 
    Cardinal : tri
    Ordinal : triesma
    Adverbial : trifoye
    Multiplier : triopla
    Fractional : triima
Ido Wikipedia article on tri

EtymologyEdit

From Esperanto tri, from English three, French trois, German drei, Spanish tres, Italian tre, Russian три (tri), all ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *tréyes.

NumeralEdit

tri

  1. three (3)

IndonesianEdit

Indonesian cardinal numbers
 <  2 3 4  > 
    Cardinal : tri

EtymologyEdit

From Malay tri, from Sanskrit त्रि (tri), from Proto-Indo-Iranian *tráyas, from Proto-Indo-European *tréyes.

NumeralEdit

tri

  1. three

SynonymsEdit


MalayEdit

Malay cardinal numbers
 <  2 3 4  > 
    Cardinal : tri

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Sanskrit त्रि (tri), from Proto-Indo-Iranian [Term?], from Proto-Indo-European *tréyes.

PronunciationEdit

NumeralEdit

tri (Jawi spelling تري)

  1. three

SynonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit


Nigerian PidginEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English three.

NumeralEdit

tri

  1. three

Norwegian NynorskEdit

NumeralEdit

tri

  1. form removed with the spelling reform of 2012; superseded by tre

NovialEdit

Novial cardinal numbers
 <  2 3 4  > 
    Cardinal : tri
    Ordinal : triesmi

EtymologyEdit

From Russian три (tri), Latin trēs, English three, etc., all ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *tréyes.

NumeralEdit

tri

  1. three

Old IrishEdit

NumeralEdit

tri

  1. Alternative spelling of trí

PrepositionEdit

tri

  1. Alternative form of tre

MutationEdit

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
tri thri tri
pronounced with /d(ʲ)-/
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

PortugueseEdit

AdjectiveEdit

tri

  1. (Rio Grande do Sul) cool, nice, good, interesting

AdverbEdit

tri

  1. (Rio Grande do Sul) very

Samoan Plantation PidginEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From English three.

NumeralEdit

tri

  1. three

Etymology 2Edit

From English tree.

NounEdit

tri

  1. tree

ReferencesEdit

  • Ulrike Mosel, Tolai and Tok Pisin: the influence of the substratum on the development of New Guinea Pidgin (1980)

Serbo-CroatianEdit

Serbo-Croatian cardinal numbers
 <  2 3 4  > 
    Cardinal : tri
    Ordinal : treći

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *tri, from Proto-Indo-European *tréyes.

PronunciationEdit

NumeralEdit

trȋ (Cyrillic spelling три)

  1. three (3)

Derived termsEdit

trodnevni


SicilianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin trēs.

NumeralEdit

tri

  1. three

SlovakEdit

SloveneEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *tri, from Proto-Indo-European *tréyes.

PronunciationEdit

NumeralEdit

trȋ

  1. three

Usage notesEdit

This is the usual form used when counting or reciting numbers.


Tok PisinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English three.

NumeralEdit

tri

  1. three (3)

Usage notesEdit

Used when counting; see also tripela.


Torres Strait CreoleEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From English three.

NumeralEdit

tri

  1. three

Etymology 2Edit

From English tree.

NounEdit

tri

  1. tree

VenetianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin trēs. Compare Italian tre

NumeralEdit

tri m

  1. three

SynonymsEdit


WelshEdit

Welsh cardinal numbers
 <  2 3 4  > 
    Cardinal : tri
    Ordinal : trydydd
    Adverbial : teirgwaith
    Multiplier : triphlyg
    Feminine : tair
Welsh Wikipedia article on tri

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Brythonic *tri, from Proto-Celtic *trīs, from Proto-Indo-European *tréyes.

PronunciationEdit

NumeralEdit

tri m (feminine form tair)

  1. three (3)

Usage notesEdit

Tri is used only before grammatically masculine nouns. It triggers the aspirate mutation in the written language, but this is heard only occasionally in speech.

MutationEdit

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
tri dri nhri thri
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.