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EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Apparently related to trust.

NounEdit

trist ‎(plural trists)

  1. (obsolete) Trust, faith.

VerbEdit

trist ‎(third-person singular simple present trists, present participle tristing, simple past and past participle tristed)

  1. (obsolete) To trust, have faith in.

Etymology 2Edit

From Old French triste. Compare tryst.

NounEdit

trist ‎(plural trists)

  1. (obsolete) A set station in hunting.
    • 1903, A. W. Pollard (ed.), Le Morte d'Arthur by Sir Thomas Malory (1485) , volume II, Bk. XVIII, chapter XXI:
      So at that time there was a lady dwelt in that forest, and she was a great huntress, and daily she used to hunt, and ever she bare her bow with her; and no men went never with her, but always women, and they were shooters, and could well kill a deer, both at the stalk and at the trest; [].
      1485, Sir Thomas Malory, chapter xxj, in Le Morte Darthur, book XVIII:
      So at that tyme there was a lady dwellid in that forest / and she was a grete huntresse / & dayly she vsed to hunte / and euer she bare her bowe with her / and no men wente neuer with her / but alwayes wymmen / and they were shoters / and coude wel kylle a dere bothe at the stalke & at the trest
  2. (obsolete, form of tryst) (secret meeting).
    • Letter dated September 1543
      George Douglas caused a trist to be set between him and the cardinal and four lords; at the which trist he and the cardinal agreed finally.

Etymology 3Edit

French triste ‎(sad).

AdjectiveEdit

trist ‎(comparative more trist, superlative most trist)

  1. (obsolete) sad; sorrowful; gloomy
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Fairfax to this entry?)

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BretonEdit

AdjectiveEdit

trist

  1. sad

Derived termsEdit


CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin trīstis.

AdjectiveEdit

trist m ‎(feminine trista, masculine plural trists or tristos, feminine plural tristes)

  1. sad, unhappy

AntonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit


FriulianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin trīstis. Compare Italian tristo.

AdjectiveEdit

trist

  1. bad, wicked, evil, malevolent

SynonymsEdit


GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French triste

AdjectiveEdit

trist ‎(comparative trister, superlative am tristesten)

  1. dull
  2. miserable
  3. sad

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DeclensionEdit

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin tristis, via French triste and German trist

AdjectiveEdit

trist ‎(neuter singular trist, definite singular and plural triste, comparative tristere, indefinite superlative tristest, definite superlative tristeste)

  1. sad
  2. depressing
  3. (as an adverb) sadly

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin tristis, via French triste and German trist

AdjectiveEdit

trist ‎(neuter singular trist, definite singular and plural triste, comparative tristare, indefinite superlative tristast, definite superlative tristaste)

  1. sad
  2. depressing
  3. (as an adverb) sadly

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RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin trīstis, possibly through a popular variant *tristus. Compare Italian tristo.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

trist 4 nom/acc forms

  1. sad

DeclensionEdit

AntonymsEdit

Related termsEdit


RomanschEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • (Sursilvan, Sutsilvan, Surmiran) trest

EtymologyEdit

From Latin tristis.

AdjectiveEdit

trist m (feminine singular trista, masculine plural trists, feminine plural tristas)

  1. (Rumantsch Grischun, Puter, Vallader) sad

AntonymsEdit

  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Sursilvan) allegher
  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Sutsilvan, Surmiran) legher
  • (Puter, Vallader) alleger

Serbo-CroatianEdit

NumeralEdit

trist

  1. (colloquial) thirty

SynonymsEdit


SwedishEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

trist

  1. boring
  2. not funny, bad, a pity,...
    Det var trist att höra att din kanin dött
    I’m sorry to hear that your bunny died

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of trist
Indefinite/attributive Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular trist tristare tristast
Neuter singular trist tristare tristast
Plural trista tristare tristast
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 triste tristare tristaste
All trista tristare tristaste
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in an attributive role.

WelshEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from Latin trīstis.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

trist ‎(feminine singular trist, plural trist, equative tristed, comparative tristach, superlative tristaf)

  1. sad

MutationEdit

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
trist drist nhrist thrist
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.
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