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]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /t̪ˠɾˠuə/
  • (Cois Fharraige) IPA(key): /t̪ˠɾˠuəiː/ (also spelled truaí)

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]

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.

References[edit]

  • trúaige” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • “truaġ” in Foclóir Gaeḋilge agus Béarla, Irish Texts Society, 1927, by Patrick S. Dinneen.
  • “truaiġe” in Foclóir Gaeḋilge agus Béarla, Irish Texts Society, 1927, by Patrick S. Dinneen.
  • "trua" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.

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