trå

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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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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