trio

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See also: Trio, trío, and tríó

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

PIE word
*tréyes

1715-25; borrowing from Italian trio.

Pronunciation[edit]

English numbers (edit)
[a], [b], [c] ←  2 3 4  → 
    Cardinal: three
    Ordinal: third
    Latinate ordinal: tertiary
    Adverbial: three times, thrice
    Multiplier: threefold
    Latinate multiplier: triple
    Distributive: triply
    Collective: threesome
    Greek or Latinate collective: triad
    Greek collective prefix: tri-
    Latinate collective prefix: tri-
    Multiuse collective: triplet
    Fractional: third
    Greek prefix: trito-
    Number of musicians: trio, triplet

Noun[edit]

trio (plural trios)

  1. A group of three people or things.
    • 2015, Kate Hardy, Bachelor at Her Bidding
      I'm cooking crab cakes with arugula and mayonnaise, griddled lamb with rosemary potatoes and buttered spinach, then a trio of desserts.
    • 2017 June 11, Ben Fisher, “England seal Under-20 World Cup glory as Dominic Calvert-Lewin strikes”, in the Guardian[1]:
      These are exciting times for England and particularly for this group. Six of this side won the Under-17s European Championship in 2014 and the attacking trio from Everton and Liverpool – Ademola Lookman, Dominic Solanke and Calvert-Lewin – had an excellent tournament.
  2. A group of three musicians.
  3. (music) A piece of music written for three musicians.
    • 2013, Simon Winder, Danubia, Picador 2014, p. 281:
      I love his music, but it is a bit disconcerting to realize that you could die in extreme old age and still only be familiar with a mere handful of the baryton trios.
  4. (music) A passage in the middle of a minuet, frequently in a different key.
  5. Any cocktail made with a spirit, a liqueur, and a creamy ingredient.

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Translations[edit]

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Catalan[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Italian trio.

Noun[edit]

trio m (plural trios)

  1. (music) trio (a piece of music written for three musicians)
  2. (music) trio (a group of three musicians)
  3. threesome (an instance of sexual activity involving three people)

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

trio

  1. first-person singular present indicative form of triar

Further reading[edit]


Dutch[edit]

Dutch Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nl

Etymology[edit]

From Italian trio.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈtri.oː/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: trio

Noun[edit]

trio n (plural trio's, diminutive triootje n)

  1. trio, threesome, triad (group of three people or things)
    Synonym: drietal
    De Duitse band Trio was een trio.
    The German band Trio was a triumvirate.
  2. menage a trois, threesome (sex act, three people having sex together)
    De Duitse band Trio was geen trio.
    The German band Trio was not a menage a trois.

Derived terms[edit]


Esperanto[edit]

Etymology[edit]

tri (three) +‎ -o

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

trio (accusative singular trion, plural trioj, accusative plural triojn)

  1. threesome, trio
    Synonym: triopo
  2. the digit or figure three

See also[edit]

Playing cards in Esperanto · ludkartoj (layout · text)
Ace of spades.svg 2 of spades.svg 3 of spades.svg 4 of spades.svg 5 of spades.svg 6 of spades.svg 7 of spades.svg
aso duo trio kvaro kvino seso sepo
8 of spades.svg 9 of spades.svg 10 of spades.svg Jack of spades2.svg Queen of spades2.svg King of spades2.svg Joker black 02.svg
oko naŭo deko fanto, bubo damo reĝo ĵokero

Finnish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈtrio/, [ˈt̪rio̞]
  • Rhymes: -io
  • Syllabification(key): tri‧o

Noun[edit]

trio

  1. trio

Declension[edit]

Inflection of trio (Kotus type 1/valo, no gradation)
nominative trio triot
genitive trion triojen
partitive trioa trioja
illative trioon trioihin
singular plural
nominative trio triot
accusative nom. trio triot
gen. trion
genitive trion triojen
partitive trioa trioja
inessive triossa trioissa
elative triosta trioista
illative trioon trioihin
adessive triolla trioilla
ablative triolta trioilta
allative triolle trioille
essive triona trioina
translative trioksi trioiksi
instructive trioin
abessive triotta trioitta
comitative trioineen
Possessive forms of trio (type valo)
possessor singular plural
1st person trioni triomme
2nd person triosi trionne
3rd person trionsa

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French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowing from Italian trio

Noun[edit]

trio m (plural trios)

  1. trio

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

trio m (uncountable)

  1. Tiriyó (language)

Further reading[edit]


Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈtri.o/
  • Rhymes: -io
  • Hyphenation: trì‧o

Noun[edit]

trio m (plural trii)

  1. trio, threesome
  2. (music) trio
  3. (baby carriage system) travel system

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See also[edit]

baby carriage

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *terh₁- (to rub, turn).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

triō m (genitive triōnis); third declension

  1. a plow ox
  2. (chiefly in plural) the constellation of the Wagon (Ursa Major and Ursa Minor)

Declension[edit]

Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative triō triōnēs
Genitive triōnis triōnum
Dative triōnī triōnibus
Accusative triōnem triōnēs
Ablative triōne triōnibus
Vocative triō triōnēs

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Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English trio, French trio.

Noun[edit]

trio m (plural trios)

  1. (Jersey) trio

Northern Sami[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

trio

  1. trio

Inflection[edit]

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

Further reading[edit]

  • Koponen, Eino; Ruppel, Klaas; Aapala, Kirsti, editors (2002-2008) Álgu database: Etymological database of the Saami languages[2], Helsinki: Research Institute for the Languages of Finland

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Italian trio.

Noun[edit]

trio m (definite singular trioen, indefinite plural trioer, definite plural trioene)

  1. trio (group of three musicians; piece of music for three instruments; group of three people)

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Italian trio.

Noun[edit]

trio m (definite singular trioen, indefinite plural trioar, definite plural trioane)

  1. trio (group of three musicians; piece of music for three instruments)

References[edit]


Polish[edit]

Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia pl

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Italian trio.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

trio n

  1. (music) trio (group of three musicians)
    Synonym: tercet
  2. (music) trio (piece of music written for three musicians)
    Synonym: tercet
  3. trio (group of three people or things)
    Synonym: tercet

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

adjective

Further reading[edit]

  • trio in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • trio in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

trio m (plural trios)

  1. trio (group of three people or things)
    Synonyms: trinca, terceto, tríade

Coordinate terms[edit]

Coeficiente Substantivo Resultado
1 único
singular
2 dobro dupla
par
duo
3 triplo trio
trinca
terceto
tríade
4 quádruplo quarteto
5 quíntuplo quinteto
6 sêxtuplo sexteto
7 sétuplo
séptuplo
septeto
8 óctuplo octeto
9 nônuplo (Brazil)
nónuplo (Portugal)
noneto
10 décuplo
11 undécuplo
12 duodécuplo
100 cêntuplo
muitos múltiplo

Verb[edit]

trio

  1. first-person singular (eu) present indicative of triar

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Italian trio or French trio.

Noun[edit]

trio n (plural triouri)

  1. trio

Declension[edit]


Veps[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

trio

  1. trio

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of trio
nominative sing. trio
genitive sing. trion
partitive sing. triod
partitive plur. trioid
singular plural
nominative trio triod
accusative trion triod
genitive trion trioiden
partitive triod trioid
essive-instructive trion trioin
translative trioks trioikš
inessive trios trioiš
elative triospäi trioišpäi
illative ? trioihe
adessive triol trioil
ablative triolpäi trioilpäi
allative triole trioile
abessive triota trioita
comitative trionke trioidenke
prolative triodme trioidme
approximative I trionno trioidenno
approximative II trionnoks trioidennoks
egressive trionnopäi trioidennopäi
terminative I ? trioihesai
terminative II triolesai trioilesai
terminative III triossai
additive I ? trioihepäi
additive II triolepäi trioilepäi

References[edit]

  • Zajceva, N. G.; Mullonen, M. I. (2007), “трио”, in Uz’ venä-vepsläine vajehnik / Novyj russko-vepsskij slovarʹ [New Russian–Veps Dictionary], Petrozavodsk: Periodika

Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English try.

Verb[edit]

trio (first-person singular present triaf)

  1. to try
    Synonym: ceisio

Conjugation[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
trio drio nhrio thrio
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.