triga

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See also: TRIGA and trigà

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin triga, a contraction of ter or tri- (thrice) + iuga (yoked).

Noun[edit]

triga (plural trigas or trigae)

  1. (historical) A three-horse chariot in Roman history or contexts.

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Catalan[edit]

Verb[edit]

triga

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

Galician[edit]

Adjective[edit]

triga f sg

  1. feminine singular of trigo

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A contraction of ter or tri- (thrice) + iuga (yoked).

Noun[edit]

trīga f (genitive trīgae); first declension

  1. (historical) A triga: a three-horse chariot during Roman times.
  2. (figuratively) A trio: a set of three things bound together.

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative trīga trīgae
genitive trīgae trīgārum
dative trīgae trīgīs
accusative trīgam trīgās
ablative trīgā trīgīs
vocative trīga trīgae

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References[edit]

  • triga in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “triga”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • triga” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • triga in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers