French

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French numbers (edit)
30
 ←  2 3 4  → 
    Cardinal: trois
    Ordinal: troisième
    Ordinal abbreviation: 3e, (nonstandard) 3ème
    Multiplier: triple
    Fractional: tiers

Etymology

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    Inherited from Old French trois, treis, from Latin trēs, from Proto-Italic *trēs, from Proto-Indo-European *tréyes.

    Pronunciation

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    trois (invariable)

    1. three

    Derived terms

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    Descendants

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    • Haitian Creole: twa
    • Louisiana Creole: trò, trwa

    See also

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    Playing cards in French · cartes à jouer (layout · text)
                 
    as deux trois quatre cinq six sept
                 
    huit neuf dix valet dame roi joker

    Further reading

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    Anagrams

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    Old French

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    Alternative forms

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    • treis (12th c., or Anglo-Norman)
    • troys
    • troi (troy) (sometimes used with nomin. plurals that do not end in -s)

    Etymology

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      From Latin trēs.

      Pronunciation

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      Numeral

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      cardinal number
      3 Previous: deus
      Next: quatre

      trois

      1. three

      Descendants

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      Welsh

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      Pronunciation

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      Verb

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      trois

      1. first-person singular preterite of troi

      Mutation

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      Welsh mutation
      radical soft nasal aspirate
      trois drois nhrois throis
      Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.