tristur

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From tríggir (three).

Noun[edit]

tristur m (genitive singular trists, plural tristar)

  1. rowing boat with six oars and three rowers, 18 feet long
  2. (card games) three
  3. (stýrivolt) chosen threes (trump threes)
Synonyms[edit]
Declension[edit]
m6 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative tristur tristurin tristar tristarnir
Accusative trist tristin tristar tristarnar
Dative tristi tristinum tristum tristunum
Genitive trists tristsins trista tristanna

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowing from French triste, from Latin tristis, from Proto-Indo-European *tréystis.

Adjective[edit]

tristur (comparative tristari, superlative tristastur)

  1. (colloquial) sad, unhappy
Declension[edit]
tristur a5
Singular (eintal) m (kallkyn) f (kvennkyn) n (hvørkikyn)
Nominative (hvørfall) tristur trist trist
Accusative (hvønnfall) tristan trista
Dative (hvørjumfall) tristum tristari tristum
Genitive (hvørsfall) (trists) (tristar/
tristrar)
(trists)
Plural (fleirtal) m (kallkyn) f (kvennkyn) n (hvørkikyn)
Nominative (hvørfall) tristir tristar trist
Accusative (hvønnfall) tristar
Dative (hvørjumfall) tristum
Genitive (hvørsfall) (trista/
tristra)
Synonyms[edit]

Old French[edit]

Noun[edit]

tristur f (oblique plural tristurs, nominative singular tristur, nominative plural tristurs)

  1. sadness; sorrow