tristur

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From tríggir (three).

Noun[edit]

tristur m (genitive singular trists, plural tristar)

  1. rowing boat with six oars and three rowers, 18 feet long
  2. (card games) three
  3. (stýrivolt) chosen threes (trump threes)
Synonyms[edit]
Declension[edit]
Declension of tristur
m6 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative tristur tristurin tristar tristarnir
accusative trist tristin tristar tristarnar
dative tristi tristinum tristum tristunum
genitive trists tristsins trista tristanna

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from French triste, from Latin tristis, from Proto-Indo-European *tréystis.

Adjective[edit]

tristur (comparative tristari, superlative tristastur)

  1. (colloquial) sad, unhappy
Declension[edit]
tristur a5
Singular (eintal) m (kallkyn) f (kvennkyn) n (hvørkikyn)
Nominative (hvørfall) tristur trist trist
Accusative (hvønnfall) tristan trista
Dative (hvørjumfall) tristum tristari tristum
Genitive (hvørsfall) (trists) (tristar/
tristrar)
(trists)
Plural (fleirtal) m (kallkyn) f (kvennkyn) n (hvørkikyn)
Nominative (hvørfall) tristir tristar trist
Accusative (hvønnfall) tristar
Dative (hvørjumfall) tristum
Genitive (hvørsfall) (trista/
tristra)
Synonyms[edit]

Old French[edit]

Noun[edit]

tristur f (oblique plural tristurs, nominative singular tristur, nominative plural tristurs)

  1. (Anglo-Norman) Alternative form of tristor