trai

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Friulian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *tragere, from Latin trahere, present active infinitive of trahō.

Verb[edit]

trai (past participle trat)

  1. (transitive) to throw; to dash
  2. (transitive, intransitive) to shoot, to fire

Italian[edit]

Contraction[edit]

trai

  1. (dated) Contraction of tra i.

Verb[edit]

trai

  1. inflection of trarre:
    1. second-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative

Anagrams[edit]


Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: trai
  • Rhymes: -aj

Verb[edit]

trai

  1. inflection of trair:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Back-formation from trăi.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

trai n (uncountable)

  1. living

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Romani: tràjo (life)

Tocharian B[edit]

cardinal numbers
Previous: wi
Next: śtwer

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Tocharian *treyä, from Proto-Indo-European *tréyes. Cognate with Tocharian A tre.

Numeral[edit]

trai

  1. three

References[edit]

  • Adams, Douglas Q. (2013), “trai”, in A Dictionary of Tocharian B: Revised and Greatly Enlarged (Leiden Studies in Indo-European; 10), Amsterdam, New York: Rodopi, →ISBN, pages 339-340

Vietnamese[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Vietic *p-laːl (man, male).

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (originally inland Northern Vietnam) giai
  • (coastal Northern Vietnam, likely obsolete) lai

Noun[edit]

trai (𤳆, 𪩭, 𤳇)

  1. (collective) boys and men
    con traiboys
Derived terms[edit]
Derived terms

Adjective[edit]

trai

  1. (only in fixed expressions, of people) male
    Synonym: nam
    anh traian older brother
    em traia younger brother
    con traia son / boys
    cháu traia grandson / a nephew
    bác traia man who's presumably slightly older than one's parent
    bạn traia young male friend / a young boy or man / a boyfriend

Usage notes[edit]

  • Unlike other kinship terms, bác is gender-neutral when used to address a senior stranger, therefore it could be accompanied by trai or gái for clarification.

See also[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Noun[edit]

(classifier con) trai (𧕚, 𧍍)

  1. oyster
Derived terms[edit]

Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate with Old Irish tráig (shore, strand; ebb tide).

Noun[edit]

trai m

  1. ebb tide

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
trai drai nhrai thrai
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]

  • R. J. Thomas, G. A. Bevan, P. J. Donovan, A. Hawke et al., editors (1950–present), “trai”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies