trois

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French trois, treis, from Latin trēs, from Proto-Italic *trēs, from Proto-Indo-European *tréyes.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /tʁwɑ/, /tʁwa/
  • (file)
  • (Quebec, informal) IPA(key): [tʁwɔ]
  • Homophone: Troyes

Numeral[edit]

French numbers (edit)
30
 ←  2 3 4  → 
    Cardinal: trois
    Ordinal: troisième
    Multiplier: triple
    Fractional: tiers

trois

  1. three

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Haitian Creole: twa

See also[edit]

Playing cards in French · cartes à jouer (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
as deux trois quatre cinq six sept
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
huit neuf dix valet dame roi joker

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Old French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • treis (12th century or Anglo-Norman)
  • troys
  • trei (sometimes used with nominative plurals that do not end in -s)
  • troi (sometimes used with nominative plurals that do not end in -s)
  • troy (sometimes used with nominative plurals that do not end in -s)

Etymology[edit]

From Latin trēs.

Pronunciation[edit]

Numeral[edit]

cardinal number
3 Previous: deus
Next: quatre

trois

  1. three

Descendants[edit]


Welsh[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

trois

  1. first-person singular preterite of troi

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
trois drois nhrois throis
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.