tref

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Compare Welsh tref (town).

Noun[edit]

tref (plural trefs)

  1. (historical) A hamlet in Britain in pre-Saxon times.

Etymology 2[edit]

see treyf.

Adjective[edit]

tref (not comparable)

  1. Alternative form of treyf (of food: not kosher)

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

tref

  1. first-person singular present indicative of treffen
  2. imperative of treffen

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Middle French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Old French tref.

Noun[edit]

tref m (plural trefs)

  1. tent, temporary hut or other similar building

References[edit]

  • tref2 on Dictionnaire du Moyen Français (1330-1500) (in French)

Old French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Latin trabem, accusative of trabs.

Noun[edit]

tref m (oblique plural tres, nominative singular tres, nominative plural tref)

  1. beam
  2. mast (on a watercraft)
  3. tent, temporary hut or other similar building

Usage notes[edit]

  • There is no consensus what the difference between paveillon, tente and tref is in Old French. There may be no difference, or the difference may vary according to the author.

Descendants[edit]

  • Middle French: tref

Welsh[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Brythonic *treβ, from Proto-Celtic *trebā, from Proto-Indo-European *treb-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tref f (plural trefi or trefydd)

  1. town
  2. home

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Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
tref dref nhref thref
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.