trist

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Apparently related to trust.

Noun[edit]

trist (plural trists)

  1. (obsolete) Trust, faith.

Verb[edit]

trist (third-person singular simple present trists, present participle tristing, simple past and past participle tristed)

  1. (obsolete) To trust, have faith in.

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old French triste. Compare tryst.

Noun[edit]

trist (plural trists)

  1. (obsolete) A set station in hunting.
  2. (obsolete, form of tryst) (secret meeting).
    • Letter dated September 1543
      George Douglas caused a trist to be set between him and the cardinal and four lords; at the which trist he and the cardinal agreed finally.

Etymology 3[edit]

French triste (sad).

Adjective[edit]

trist (comparative more trist, superlative most trist)

  1. (obsolete) sad; sorrowful; gloomy
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Fairfax to this entry?)

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Breton[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare Welsh trist, French triste. Ultimately from Latin trīstis.

Adjective[edit]

trist

  1. sad

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Occitan, from Vulgar Latin *tristus (compare Italian and Old Spanish tristo, Sardinian tristu, Romanian trist), variant of Latin trīstis, from Proto-Indo-European *tréystis.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

trist (feminine trista, masculine plural trists or tristos, feminine plural tristes)

  1. sad, unhappy

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin tristis, via French triste and German trist.

Adjective[edit]

trist (neuter trist, plural and definite singular attributive triste, comparative tristere, superlative (predicative) tristest, superlative (attributive) tristeste)

  1. sad
  2. (of a situation) sad

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Friulian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin trīstis, possibly through a Vulgar Latin form *tristus. Compare Italian tristo.

Adjective[edit]

trist

  1. bad, wicked, evil, malevolent

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French triste.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

trist (comparative trister, superlative am tristesten)

  1. dull
  2. miserable
  3. sad

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin tristis, via French triste and German trist.

Adjective[edit]

trist (neuter singular trist, definite singular and plural triste, comparative tristere, indefinite superlative tristest, definite superlative tristeste)

  1. sad
  2. depressing
  3. (as an adverb) sadly

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin tristis, via French triste and German trist.

Adjective[edit]

trist (neuter singular trist, definite singular and plural triste, comparative tristare, indefinite superlative tristast, definite superlative tristaste)

  1. sad
  2. depressing
  3. (as an adverb) sadly

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Occitan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Occitan, from Vulgar Latin *tristus. [from the 12th century]

Adjective[edit]

trist m (feminine singular trista, masculine plural trists, feminine plural tristas)

  1. sad

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • Joan de Cantalausa (2006) Diccionari general occitan a partir dels parlars lengadocians, 2 edition, →ISBN, page 998.

Piedmontese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

trist

  1. sad

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin trīstis, possibly through a Vulgar Latin variant *tristus (compare Italian tristo, Catalan trist, Sardinian tristu, Old Spanish tristo). Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *tréystis.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

trist m or n (feminine singular tristă, masculine plural triști, feminine and neuter plural triste)

  1. sad

Declension[edit]

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Romansch[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • trest (Sursilvan, Sutsilvan, Surmiran)

Etymology[edit]

From Latin trīstis.

Adjective[edit]

trist m (feminine singular trista, masculine plural trists, feminine plural tristas)

  1. (Rumantsch Grischun, Puter, Vallader) sad

Antonyms[edit]

  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Sursilvan) allegher
  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Sutsilvan, Surmiran) legher
  • (Puter, Vallader) alleger

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Numeral[edit]

trist (Cyrillic spelling трист)

  1. (colloquial) thirty

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Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Adjective[edit]

trist (comparative tristare, superlative tristast)

  1. boring
  2. not funny, bad, a pity,...
    Det var trist att höra att din kanin dött
    I’m sorry to hear that your bunny died

Declension[edit]

Inflection of trist
Indefinite Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular trist tristare tristast
Neuter singular trist tristare tristast
Plural trista tristare tristast
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 triste tristare tristaste
All trista tristare tristaste
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in the predicative.

Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin trīstis.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

trist (feminine singular trist, plural trist, equative tristed, comparative tristach, superlative tristaf)

  1. sad

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
trist drist nhrist thrist
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.