treu

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Catalan[edit]

Verb[edit]

treu

  1. third-person singular present indicative form of treure
  2. second-person singular imperative form of treure

Galician[edit]

a treu ("on sails")

Etymology[edit]

Attested in the 13th century; probably from Old French tref (tent, mast).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

treu m (plural treus)

  1. (nautical) set of sails
    • 1370, Ramón Lorenzo (ed.), Crónica troiana. A Coruña: Fundación Barrié, page 731:
      Et cõ grã coyta que auía, metíose sobre mar, cõ grandes cõpañas, porlo yr buscar, et tãto singlarõ, a rremos et a treu, ata que chegarõ alý hu el iazía soterrado
      Sorrowful, he went into the sea with a large army, for searching for him, and they navigated for a long time, on oars and sails, until they arrived there where he was buried
    • 1433, Ángel Rodríguez González & José Armas Castro (eds.), Minutario notarial de Pontevedra (1433-1435). Santiago de Compostela: Consello da Cultura Galega, page 53:
      hũu estrenque d'esparto novo et hũu estrenque vello d'esparto, et con seu treu que son tres monetas et hũu papafigo et con todos los outros seus aparellos
      a new rope of esparto, and an old one also of esparto, with its set of sails, composed of three minor sails and a mainsail, with all the additional rigging
  2. (nautical) a sail

Derived terms[edit]

  • a treu (full sail; galore)

References[edit]

  • treu” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • treu” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • treu” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • treu” in Santamarina, Antón (coord.): Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.
  • a treo” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.
  1. ^ Coromines, Joan; Pascual, José A. (1991–1997). Diccionario crítico etimológico castellano e hispánico. Madrid: Gredos, s.v. treo.

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German triuwe, from Old High German triuwi, from Proto-Germanic *triwwiz. See English true for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

treu (comparative treuer, superlative am treusten or am treuesten)

  1. loyal; faithful; true
    Willst du deinen eigenen Worten nicht treu bleiben?
    Aren't you going to be true to your own words?
    • Bach, Cantata BWV 150, Nach dir, Herr, verlanget mich
      Bleibet Gott mein treuer Schatz, achte ich nicht Menschenkreuz.
      If God remains to be my faithful treasure, I care not mankind’s cruelty.

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Further reading[edit]

  • treu in Duden online