tre

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See also: tré, trè, trẻ, and tré-

Albanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Albanian *trei-, from Proto-Indo-European *tréyes. Cognate to Latin trēs ‎(three) and Sanskrit त्रि ‎(tri, three).

Pronunciation[edit]

Numeral[edit]

tre

  1. (cardinal) three
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Breton[edit]

Adverb[edit]

tre

  1. very
    Mat-tre!
    Very good!

Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse þrír, from Proto-Norse ᚦᚱᛁᛃᛟᛉ f pl ‎(þrijoz), from Proto-Germanic *þrīz, from Proto-Indo-European *tréyes ‎(three)

Numeral[edit]

tre

  1. (cardinal) three

Esperanto[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from French très.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /tre/
  • Hyphenation: tre

Adverb[edit]

tre

  1. very

Ido[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Esperanto tre.

Adverb[edit]

tre

  1. very

Italian[edit]

Italian cardinal numbers
 <  2 3 4  > 
    Cardinal : tre
    Ordinal : terzo
    Multiplier : triplo
    Fractional : terzo

Etymology[edit]

From Latin trēs, from Proto-Italic *trēs, from Proto-Indo-European *tréyes.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /tre/, [t̪r̺e]
  • Rhymes: -e
  • Hyphenation: tré

Numeral[edit]

tre

  1. (cardinal) three

Noun[edit]

tre m ‎(invariable)

  1. three

tre f pl

  1. (following the article le) three o'clock (a.m. or p.m.)
    Sono le tre.
    It's three o'clock.

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See also[edit]

Playing cards in Italian · carte da gioco (layout · text)
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asso due tre quattro cinque sei sette
47 Otto di picche.jpg 48 Nove di picche.jpg 49 Dieci di picche.jpg 50 J di picche.jpg 51 Q di picche.jpg 52 K di picche.jpg Jolly Nero.jpg
otto nove dieci fante donna,
regina
re jolly, joker,
matta

Lojban[edit]

Rafsi[edit]

tre

  1. rafsi of mitre.

Neapolitan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare Italian tre.

Numeral[edit]

tre

  1. (cardinal) three

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Bokmål cardinal numbers
 <  2 3 4  > 
    Cardinal : tre
    Ordinal : tredje

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse þrír, from Proto-Norse ᚦᚱᛁᛃᛟᛉ ‎(þrijoz) (feminine plural), from Proto-Germanic *þrīz, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *tréyes. Compare Danish and Swedish tre, Icelandic þrír, Faroese tríggir.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Numeral[edit]

tre

  1. (cardinal) three
Related terms[edit]
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia no

From Old Norse tré. The plurals trær and trærne are derived from Danish.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

tre n ‎(definite singular treet, indefinite plural tre or trær, definite plural trea or trærne)

  1. a tree
  2. wood
    Dette bordet er lagd av tre.
    This table is made of wood.
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

From Middle Low German treden

Verb[edit]

tre ‎(imperative tre, present tense trer, passive tres, simple past trådte, past participle trådt, present participle tredende)

  1. to step (in, out etc.), to tread
    (military) Tre av! - Dismissed!
    (legislation etc.) tre i kraft - come into effect, come into force
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 4[edit]

From tråd

Alternative forms[edit]

Verb[edit]

tre ‎(imperative tre, present tense trer, passive tres, simple past tredde, past participle tredd)

  1. to thread
    tre en nål‎ ― thread a needle

References[edit]


Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk cardinal numbers
 <  2 3 4  > 
    Cardinal : tre

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse þrír, from Proto-Norse ᚦᚱᛁᛃᛟᛉ ‎(þrijoz) (feminine plural), from Proto-Germanic *þrīz, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *tréyes. Compare Danish and Swedish tre, Icelandic þrír, Faroese tríggir.

Alternative forms[edit]

  • tri (bracket form, defunct)

Pronunciation[edit]

Numeral[edit]

tre

  1. (cardinal) three
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia nn

From Old Norse tré.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tre n ‎(definite singular treet, indefinite plural tre, definite plural trea)

  1. a tree
    Trea i skogen var gamle.
    The trees in the forest were old.
  2. wood
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Verb[edit]

tre

  1. (military) to step (in, out etc.)
    Tre av!
    Dismissed!

References[edit]


Novial[edit]

Adverb[edit]

tre

  1. very

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Short form of trebuie

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

tre

  1. (informal) third-person singular present tense form of trebui.

Synonyms[edit]


Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish trí ‎(through), from Proto-Indo-European *tr̥h₂- ‎(zero-grade form) of *terh₂- ‎(to pass through).

Preposition[edit]

tre

  1. through, by means of

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Swedish þrir, þrī, from Old Norse þrír, from Proto-Norse ᚦᚱᛁᛃᛟᛉ ‎(þrijoz) (feminine plural), from Proto-Germanic *þrīz, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *tréyes. Compare Norwegian and Danish tre, Icelandic þrír, Faroese tríggir.

Pronunciation[edit]

Numeral[edit]

tre

  1. (cardinal) three

Synonyms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

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Tocharian A[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Tocharian [Term?], from Proto-Indo-European *tréyes. Cognate with Tocharian B trey, trai.

Numeral[edit]

tre

  1. (cardinal) three

Vietnamese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Vietic *k-lɛː

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tre

  1. bamboo

Synonyms[edit]

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Welsh[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tre f (plural trefi)

  1. Alternative form of tref

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
tre dre nhre thre
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.