See also: -trius

Irish Edit

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Etymology Edit

From Middle Irish triubus, from Old Irish trebus, probably a borrowing from Old French trebus (sort of foot covering), from Late Latin tubrucus, tribuces (thigh breeches) (attested by Isidore), ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *bʰreg- (to split, break), possibly via Germanic (Old High German theobroch (gaiters), Gothic *𐌸𐌹𐌿𐌷𐌱𐍂𐍉𐌺𐍃 (*þiuhbrōks)).[1]

Noun Edit

triús m (genitive singular triúis, nominative plural triúis)

  1. (pair of) trousers, trews

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Mutation Edit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
triús thriús dtriús
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References Edit

  1. ^ The Scottish Historical Review. (1904). United Kingdom: Edinburgh University Press for the Scottish Historical Review Trust, p. 398

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