trein

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See also: treiñ and Tréin

Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch trein, from Middle French train. Dutch borrowed the modern sense “train” from English train.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

trein (plural treine, diminutive treintjie)

  1. train (railway vehicle)

Breton[edit]

Noun[edit]

trein

  1. Hard mutation of drein.

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Middle French train.

The modern sense “railway vehicle” is a semantic loan from English train.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /trɛi̯n/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: trein
  • Rhymes: -ɛi̯n

Noun[edit]

trein m (plural treinen, diminutive treintje n)

  1. train (railway vehicle)
  2. (dated) train, convoy, retinue, procession

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Afrikaans: trein

See also[edit]


Manx[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Verb[edit]

trein (verbal noun treiney or treinaghey)

  1. (carpentry) to nail

Mutation[edit]

Manx mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
trein hrein drein
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.