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.
    • 1903, A. W. Pollard (ed.), Le Morte d'Arthur by Sir Thomas Malory (1485) , volume II, Bk. XVIII, chapter XXI:
      So at that time there was a lady dwelt in that forest, and she was a great huntress, and daily she used to hunt, and ever she bare her bow with her; and no men went never with her, but always women, and they were shooters, and could well kill a deer, both at the stalk and at the trest; [].
      1485, Sir Thomas Malory, chapter xxj, in Le Morte Darthur, book XVIII:
      So at that tyme there was a lady dwellid in that forest / and she was a grete huntresse / & dayly she vsed to hunte / and euer she bare her bowe with her / and no men wente neuer with her / but alwayes wymmen / and they were shoters / and coude wel kylle a dere bothe at the stalke & at the trest
  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]

Adjective[edit]

trist

  1. sad

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin trīstis.

Adjective[edit]

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

  1. sad, unhappy

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Friulian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin trīstis. Compare Italian tristo.

Adjective[edit]

trist

  1. bad, wicked, evil, malevolent

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French triste

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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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin trīstis, possibly through a popular variant *tristus. Compare Italian tristo.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

trist 4 nom/acc forms

  1. sad

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Romansch[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (Sursilvan, Sutsilvan, Surmiran) trest

Etymology[edit]

From Latin tristis.

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

  1. (colloquial) thirty

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Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

trist

  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/attributive 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 an attributive role.

Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing 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.