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trair

trair

See also: traïr

Catalan

Verb

trair (first-person singular present traeixo, past participle traït)

  1. to betray

Conjugation

as servir, except that unaccented i in the endings, immediately following the stem u, takes a diaresis

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Old French

Alternative forms

  • traïr (diaereses are not universally used in transcriptions of Old French)

Verb

trair

  1. to betray; to commit treason
    • circa 1170, Wace, Le Roman de Rou:
      Ne dote mie Richart que li Roiz le traïst
      Richard didn't doubt that the King was betraying him

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Descendants


Portuguese

Alternative forms

Etymology

From Old Portuguese traer, from Latin trādere, present active infinitive of trādō.

Pronunciation

  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /tɾɐ.ˈiɾ/
  • Hyphenation: tra‧ir

Verb

trair (first-person singular present indicative traio, past participle traído)

  1. to betray
  2. to be unfaithful

Conjugation


Romansch

Alternative forms

  • (Sursilvan, Sutsilvan, Surmiran, Puter) trer
  • (Vallader) trar

Etymology

From Vulgar Latin *tragere, from Latin trahō, trahere (pull).

Verb

trair

  1. (Rumantsch Grischun) to pull

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