trans

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See also: trans., trans-, and trans*

English[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin trāns ‎(on the other side of).

Adjective[edit]

trans ‎(not comparable)

  1. (chemistry) In (or constituting, forming, or describing) a double bond in which the greater radical on both ends is on the opposite side of the bond.
    the trans effect is the labilization of ligands which are trans to certain other ligands
  2. (cytology) Of the side of the Golgi apparatus farther from the endoplasmic reticulum.
Usage notes[edit]

Compare trans- and its usage notes.

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Etymology 2[edit]

Clipping of transsexual or of transgender (ultimately from Latin trāns).

Adjective[edit]

trans ‎(not comparable)

  1. Transgender (or sometimes transsexual).
    a trans woman
  2. Alternative form of trans*
Usage notes[edit]

Compare trans- and its usage notes, particularly with regard to the gender-related sense; see also trans*.

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Etymology 3[edit]

Abbreviation.

Noun[edit]

trans

  1. Abbreviation of transaction.

Anagrams[edit]


Esperanto[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin trans.

Pronunciation[edit]

Preposition[edit]

trans

  1. across, on the other side of
  2. over

Antonyms[edit]

  • cis ‎(on this side of)

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French[edit]

Adjective[edit]

trans

  1. (chemistry) trans

Noun[edit]

trans m, f ‎(plural trans)

  1. transsexual

Ido[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Esperanto trans, from Latin trans. Not to be confused with the paronym tra.

Preposition[edit]

trans

  1. on the other side of, beyond, across
    Il pasas trans la rivero per ponto.
    He goes across the river by bridge.

Derived terms[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

  • dop ‎(behind, after)

Antonyms[edit]

  • cis ‎(on this side of)

Paronyms[edit]

  • tra ‎(through)

Interlingua[edit]

Preposition[edit]

trans

  1. across

Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

trans m, f ‎(invariable)

  1. transsexual

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *terh₂- ‎(through, throughout, over). Cognate with Scots throch ‎(through), West Frisian troch ‎(through), Dutch door ‎(through), German durch ‎(through), Gothic 𐌸𐌰𐌹𐍂𐌷 ‎(þairh, through), Albanian tërthor ‎(through, around), Welsh tra ‎(through). See also thorough.

Pronunciation[edit]

Preposition[edit]

trāns ‎(+ accusative)

  1. across, beyond

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Descendants[edit]

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References[edit]

  • trans” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.
  • trans” in Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • trans” in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[1], pre-publication website, 2005-2016

Spanish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

trans m, f ‎(plural trans)

  1. transgender, trans
    • 2015 July 30, ““Tengo miedo constantemente””, in El País[2]:
      Internacionalmente, presentan al país como perfecto cumplidor en cuanto a la protección de los derechos humanos de la población LGBTI. Hablan de la recientemente creada línea de atención y de la contratación de mujeres trans en organismos públicos.

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Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

trans c

  1. trance