þrennur

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse þrinnr, from Proto-Germanic *þriznaz.

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Adjective[edit]

þrennur (not comparable)

  1. three (used when counting singular nouns, pluralia tantum or groupings (especially pairs) of items, or when the item counted is missing from the sentence or separated by the preposition af (“of”))
    þrennir skórthree pairs of shoes
    þrennir tónleikarthree concerts (tónleikar is plurale tantum)
    Þetta má gera á þrennan hátt. – This can be done in three ways. (háttur cannot be used in its plural form in this sense)
    Það er þrennt sem mig vantar. – There are three [things] that I need. (noun omitted)
    Ég vil fá þrennt af öllu. – I want three of everything.

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Noun[edit]

þrennur f

  1. indefinite nominative plural of þrenna
  2. indefinite accusative plural of þrenna

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