tråd

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See also: trad, traad, Trad, träd, and trąd

Danish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Danish thraath, from Old Norse þráðr (thread), from Proto-Germanic *þrēduz, from Proto-Indo-European *treh₁-tu-, from *terh₁- (rub, twist).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /trɔːd/, [tˢʁ̥ɔːˀð], [tˢʁ̥ɔðˀ]

Noun[edit]

tråd c (singular definite tråden, plural indefinite tråde)

  1. thread
  2. wire
  3. string
  4. fiber, fibre
  5. filament
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse troð (an act of treading).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /trɔd/, [tˢʁʌð]

Noun[edit]

tråd n (singular definite tråddet, plural indefinite tråd)

  1. a step, an act of treading
Inflection[edit]

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse þráðr, from Proto-Germanic *þrēduz, from Proto-Indo-European *treh₁-tu-, from *terh₁- (rub, twist).

Noun[edit]

tråd m (definite singular tråden, indefinite plural tråder, definite plural trådene)

  1. a thread
  2. a wire

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse þráðr, from Proto-Germanic *þrēduz, from Proto-Indo-European *treh₁-tu-, from *terh₁- (rub, twist). Akin to English thread.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tråd m (definite singular tråden, indefinite plural trådar, definite plural trådane)

  1. a thread
  2. a wire

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse þráðr (thread), from Proto-Germanic *þrēduz, from Proto-Indo-European *treh₁-tu-, from *terh₁- (rub, twist). Definition 3 is probably a calque of English thread.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈtroːd/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

tråd c

  1. A thread (long, thin and flexible form of material).
  2. A thread, a continued theme or idea.
    Alla dessa essäer har en röd tråd.
    All of these essays have a common thread.
    Jag har tappat tråden av vad du säger.
    I’ve lost the thread of what you’re saying.
  3. (Internet) A thread, a series of messages, generally grouped by subject, in which all messages except the first are replies to previous messages in the thread

Declension[edit]

Declension of tråd 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative tråd tråden trådar trådarna
Genitive tråds trådens trådars trådarnas

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