tre

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See also: tré, trè, and tré-

Albanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Albanian *trei-, from Proto-Indo-European *tréyes. Cognate to Latin tres (three) and Sanskrit त्रि (tri, three).

Pronunciation[edit]

Numeral[edit]

tre

  1. (cardinal) three
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Breton[edit]

Adverb[edit]

tre

  1. very
    Mat-tre ! — Very good!

Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse þrír, from Proto-Norse ᚦᚱᛁᛃᛟᛉ (þrijoz) (feminine plural), from Proto-Germanic *þrīz, from Proto-Indo-European *tréyes (three)

Numeral[edit]

tre

  1. (cardinal) three

Esperanto[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French très.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈtre/
  • Hyphenation: tre

Adverb[edit]

tre

  1. very

Ido[edit]

Adverb[edit]

tre

  1. very

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin trēs, from Proto-Italic *trēs, from Proto-Indo-European *tréyes.

Pronunciation[edit]

Italian cardinal numbers
2 3 4
    Cardinal : tre
    Ordinal : terzo
    Multiplier : triplo

Adjective[edit]

tre m, f (invariable)

  1. three

Noun[edit]

tre m (invariable)

  1. three

Noun[edit]

tre f pl

  1. three o'clock (a.m. or p.m.)

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Lojban[edit]

Rafsi[edit]

tre

  1. rafsi of mitre.

Norwegian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse þrír, from Proto-Norse ᚦᚱᛁᛃᛟᛉ (þrijoz) (feminine plural), from Proto-Germanic *þrīz, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *tréyes. Compare Danish and Swedish tre, Icelandic þrír, Faroese tríggir.

Alternative forms[edit]

  • tri (Nynorsk, bracket form, defunct)

Pronunciation[edit]

Numeral[edit]

tre

  1. (cardinal) three
Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • “tre” in The Bokmål Dictionary / The Nynorsk Dictionary.

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse tré. The plurals trær and trærne are derived from Danish.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tre

  1. tree
    Trea i skogen var gamle.
    The trees in the forest were old.
  2. wood
    Dette bordet er lagd av tre.
    This table is made of wood.
Inflection[edit]
Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • “tre” in The Bokmål Dictionary / The Nynorsk Dictionary.

Etymology 3[edit]

Verb[edit]

tre

  1. to step (in, out etc.)
    Tre av! (military; «Dismiss!»)

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Verb[edit]

tre (imperative tre, present tense trer, simple past tredde, past participle tredd)

  1. to thread
    tre en nål - thread a needle

Novial[edit]

Adverb[edit]

tre

  1. very

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Short form of trebuie

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

tre

  1. (informal) third-person singular present tense form of trebui.

Synonyms[edit]


Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish trí (through), from Proto-Indo-European zero-grade form *tr̥h₂- of *terh₂- (to pass through).

Preposition[edit]

tre

  1. through, by means of

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse þrír, from Proto-Norse ᚦᚱᛁᛃᛟᛉ (þrijoz) (feminine plural), from Proto-Germanic *þrīz, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *tréyes. Compare Norwegian and Danish tre, Icelandic þrír, Faroese tríggir.

Pronunciation[edit]

Numeral[edit]

tre

  1. (cardinal) three

Synonyms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

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Tocharian A[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Tocharian, from Proto-Indo-European *tréyes. Cognate with Tocharian B trey, trai.

Numeral[edit]

tre

  1. (cardinal) three

Welsh[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tre f (plural trefi)

  1. Alternative form of tref.

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
tre dre nhre thre