trå

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Danish trodhe, trædhe, Old Norse troða, from Proto-Germanic *trudaną (to tread). See under træde.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

trå

  1. (dialect) to tread
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Norn[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse þrá, from Proto-Germanic *þrawō.

Noun[edit]

trå

  1. desire, great longing
  2. a place where profit may be expected

Verb[edit]

trå

  1. to have a great desire for
  2. to long for

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse troða

Verb[edit]

trå (imperative trå, present tense trår, passive trås, simple past trådde or trådte or tro, past participle trådd or trådt, present participle trående)

  1. to tread, step, set foot ( / on)
    trå vannet - tread water

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse þrá.

Noun[edit]

trå f (definite singular tråa, indefinite plural tråer, definite plural tråene)

  1. a strong wish, yearning, longing, want etc.

Verb[edit]

trå (present tense trår, past tense trådde, past participle trådd/trått, passive infinitive tråast, present participle tråande, imperative trå)

  1. to yearn, long

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse þrár.

Adjective[edit]

trå (masculine and feminine trå, neuter trått, definite singular and plural trå or tråe, comparative tråare, indefinite superlative tråast, definite superlative tråaste)

  1. resilient, unbending, patient
  2. stubborn
  3. (physics) inert
    Synonym: treg
  4. bitter, shrill
    Synonym: beisk

Etymology 3[edit]

From Old Norse troða, as is also its doublet of trø and tre.

Verb[edit]

trå (present tense trår, past tense trådde, past participle trådd/trått, passive infinitive tråast, present participle tråande, imperative trå)

  1. to tread

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse þrá, from Proto-Germanic *þrawō (longing, suffering).

Noun[edit]

trå

  1. (obsolete) desire, great longing
  2. (obsolete) agony, great suffering

Derived terms[edit]

  • åtrå ((romantic) desire)

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Westrobothnian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse þrá.

Verb[edit]

trå

  1. to feel uncomfortable and yearn for the old home; of cattle, who moved to another place where they are not happy
    Finnhästn, ji rådd mäg, trådd sä’n ga säg dill å sema över Kvarken å drånknä.
    The Finnish horse you recommended me, longed for his home so much that he tried to swim over Kvarken and drowned.

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse þráðr.

Noun[edit]

trå m (definite singular trån)

  1. thread