trá

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See also: tra, trà, trä, trã, trả, and tra-

Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Irish tráig (strand, shore, ebb-tide).

Noun 1[edit]

trá f (genitive singular trá, nominative plural tránna)

  1. beach, strand
  2. (sailing) foreshore
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Noun 2[edit]

trá m (genitive singular trá)

  1. verbal noun of tráigh
  2. ebb
    Ní fhanann trá le fear mall.
    An ebb does not wait for a slow man.
  3. subsidence, decline
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Irish trá (then, therefore, so, indeed).

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Adverb[edit]

trá

  1. (literary) then, indeed; however

Conjunction[edit]

trá

  1. (literary) then, indeed; however

Etymology 3[edit]

Noun[edit]

trá f (genitive singular trá, nominative plural tránna)

  1. Alternative form of treá (spear)
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Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
trá thrá dtrá
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References[edit]

  • "trá" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • trá” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • tráig” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.