trí

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Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Irish trí, from Proto-Celtic *trīs, from Proto-Indo-European *tréyes.

Numeral[edit]

trí

  1. three
Usage notes[edit]

Triggers lenition of a following noun in the singular, and h-prothesis of one in the plural.

  • trí chat — three cats
  • trí troithe — three feet
  • trí huaire — three times
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Preposition[edit]

trí (triggers lenition)

  1. through
Inflection[edit]
Person Normal Emphatic
1st person sing. trí trísa
2d person sing. tríot tríotsa
3d sing. masc. tríd trísean
3d sing. fem. tríthi tríthise
1st person pl. trínn trínne
2d person pl. tríbh tríbhse
3d person pl. tríthu tríthusan
Alternative forms[edit]
  • tríd (before the singular definite article)
  • trína (through his/her/their; through which)
  • trínár (through our)
  • trínar (through which (is/was))

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
trí thrí dtrí
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Old Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Numeral[edit]

trí

  1. (cardinal) three (3)

Descendants[edit]


Vietnamese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Sino-Vietnamese, from

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Hà Nội) IPA(key): /ṯɕi˧ˀ˦/
  • (Huế) IPA(key): /ʈɪj˩ˀ˧/
  • (Hồ Chí Minh City) IPA(key): /ʈɪj˦ˀ˥/

Noun[edit]

trí

  1. mind
  2. clever

Derived terms[edit]