tri

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See also: trì and trí

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Shortening.

Noun[edit]

tri

  1. (chiefly attributive) triathlon
    a tri bike
    a tri suit

Albanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Albanian *trī(-ā), from Proto-Indo-European *tri-h2 'three'. Cognate to Ancient Greek τρία (tría, three) and Latin tria (three).

Numeral[edit]

tri

  1. three
Related terms[edit]

Breton[edit]

Breton cardinal numbers
2 3 4
    Cardinal : tri

Etymology[edit]

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

Numeral[edit]

tri m (feminine form teir)

  1. (cardinal) three

Cornish[edit]

Cornish cardinal numbers
2 3 4
    Cardinal : tri

Etymology[edit]

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

Numeral[edit]

tri

  1. (cardinal) three

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tri n (uncountable)

  1. synonym for trichloorethyleen, a chemical solvent

Anagrams[edit]


Elfdalian[edit]

Elfdalian cardinal numbers
2 3 4
    Cardinal : tri

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse þrír, from Proto-Germanic *þrīz. Cognate with Swedish tre.

Numeral[edit]

tri

  1. (cardinal) three

Esperanto[edit]

Esperanto cardinal numbers
2 3 4
    Cardinal : tri
    Ordinal : tria
    Adverbial : trie
    Multiplier : triobla

Etymology[edit]

From Russian три (tri), Latin trēs, English three, etc., all ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *tréyes.

Pronunciation[edit]

Cardinal numeral[edit]

tri

  1. (cardinal) three (3)

Derived terms[edit]


Finnish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈt̪oxt̪ori] (always read out as full word)

Abbreviation[edit]

tri

  1. tohtori

Usage notes[edit]

Only used in writing and together with a name, and is thus not inflected. For example in phrase tri Pentti Arajärvi only the family name Arajärvi is inflected.

Tämä tri Pentti Arajärven artikkeli on mielenkiintoinen.
This article written by Dr. Pentti Arajärvi is interesting.

French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tri m (plural tris)

  1. selection

Anagrams[edit]

External links[edit]


Ido[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Russian три (tri), Latin trēs, English three, etc., all ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *tréyes.

Numeral[edit]

tri

  1. (cardinal) three (3)

Indonesian[edit]

Indonesian cardinal numbers
2 3 4
    Cardinal : tri

Etymology[edit]

From Malay tri, from Sanskrit त्रि (tri), from Proto-Indo-Iranian, from Proto-Indo-European *tréyes.

Numeral[edit]

tri

  1. (cardinal) three

Synonyms[edit]


Lojban[edit]

Rafsi[edit]

tri

  1. rafsi of trina.

Malay[edit]

Malay cardinal numbers
2 3 4
    Cardinal : tri

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit त्रि (tri), from Proto-Indo-Iranian, from Proto-Indo-European *tréyes.

Pronunciation[edit]

Numeral[edit]

tri (Jawi spelling تري)

  1. (cardinal) three

Derived terms[edit]

Synonyms[edit]


Nigerian Pidgin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English three.

Numeral[edit]

tri

  1. (cardinal) three

Novial[edit]

Novial cardinal numbers
2 3 4
    Cardinal : tri
    Ordinal : triesmi

Etymology[edit]

From Russian три (tri), Latin trēs, English three, etc., all ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *tréyes.

Numeral[edit]

tri

  1. (cardinal) three



Samoan Plantation Pidgin[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From English three.

Numeral[edit]

tri

  1. (cardinal) three

Etymology 2[edit]

From English tree.

Noun[edit]

tri

  1. tree

References[edit]

  • Ulrike Mosel, Tolai and Tok Pisin: the influence of the substratum on the development of New Guinea Pidgin (1980)

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *tri, from Proto-Indo-European *tréyes.

Pronunciation[edit]

Numeral[edit]

trȋ (Cyrillic spelling три)

  1. (cardinal) three (3)

Sicilian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin trēs.

Numeral[edit]

tri

  1. (cardinal) three

Slovak[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *tri, from Proto-Indo-European *tréyes.

Numeral[edit]

tri

  1. (cardinal) three (3)

Slovene[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *tri, from Proto-Indo-European *tréyes.

Pronunciation[edit]

Numeral[edit]

trí

  1. three

Usage notes[edit]

This is the usual form used when counting or reciting numbers.


Tok Pisin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English three.

Numeral[edit]

tri

  1. (cardinal) three (3)

Usage notes[edit]

Used when counting; see also tripela.


Torres Strait Creole[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From English three.

Numeral[edit]

tri

  1. (cardinal) three

Etymology 2[edit]

From English tree.

Noun[edit]

tri

  1. tree

Venetian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin trēs. Compare Italian tre

Numeral[edit]

tri m

  1. (cardinal) three

Synonyms[edit]


Welsh[edit]

Welsh cardinal numbers
2 3 4
    Cardinal : tri
    Ordinal : trydydd
    Adverbial : teirgwaith
    Multiplier : triphlyg
    Feminine : tair
Welsh Wikipedia article on tri

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Cardinal number[edit]

tri m (feminine form tair)

  1. (cardinal) three (3)

Usage notes[edit]

Tri is used only before grammatically masculine nouns. Tri is traditionally said to trigger the aspirate mutation, but this is heard only occasionally in speech.