trua

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Dalmatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin trabs, trabem.

Noun[edit]

trua f

  1. beam, rafter, raft

Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Irish trúaige, from Old Irish trógae (misery; pity).

Noun[edit]

trua f (genitive singular trua, nominative plural truanna)

  1. pity, sympathy (with do plus the person pitied or sympathized with)
    trua agam don amadán.
    I pity the fool.
Declension[edit]
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle Irish trúag, from Old Irish tróg.

Adjective[edit]

trua

    1. pitiable; miserable, wretched
    1. lean
    2. thin, emaciated; wasting

Noun[edit]

trua m (genitive singular truaite)

  1. verbal noun of truaigh (make lean, emaciate; become thin, waste away)
Declension[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
trua thrua dtrua
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]

  • "trua" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • trúag” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • trúaige” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • “truaġ” in Foclóir Gaeḋilge agus Béarla, Irish Texts Society, 2nd ed., 1927, by Patrick S. Dinneen.
  • “truaiġe” in Foclóir Gaeḋilge agus Béarla, Irish Texts Society, 2nd ed., 1927, by Patrick S. Dinneen.
  • Entries containing “trua” in English-Irish Dictionary, An Gúm, 1959, by Tomás de Bhaldraithe.
  • Entries containing “trua” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Presumably from Proto-Indo-European *terkʷ- (to turn)[1]; compare Sanskrit तर्कु (tarku, spindle), Proto-Germanic *þwerhaz (cross, adverse) and Latin torqueō (to twist).

Noun[edit]

trua f (genitive truae); first declension

  1. A ladle
Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative trua truae
Genitive truae truārum
Dative truae truīs
Accusative truam truās
Ablative truā truīs
Vocative trua truae
Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Walde, Alois; Hofmann, Johann Baptist (1954), “trua”, in Lateinisches etymologisches Wörterbuch (in German), volume 2, 3rd edition, Heidelberg: Carl Winter, page 708

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

trua m, f

  1. definite feminine singular of tru

Etymology 2[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Verb[edit]

trua

  1. simple past of true
  2. past participle of true

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Noun[edit]

trua f

  1. definite singular of tru