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Tre

SALTPE'TER

,'TRE,
Noun.
[salt and Gr. stone.] A neutral salt formed by the nitric acid in combination with potash, and hence denominated nitrate of potash. It is found native in the East Indies, in Spain, in Naples and other places. It is also found on walls sheltered from rain, and it is extracted by lixiviation from the earths under cellars, stables and barns, &c.

Definition 2021


tre

tre

See also: tré, trè, trẻ, and tré-

Albanian

Numeral

tre

  1. (cardinal) three
Related terms

Breton

Adverb

tre

  1. very
    Mat-tre!
    Very good!

Danish

Etymology

From Old Norse þrír, from Proto-Norse ᚦᚱᛁᛃᛟᛉ f pl (þrijoz), from Proto-Germanic *þrīz, from Proto-Indo-European *tréyes (three)

Numeral

tre

  1. (cardinal) three

Esperanto

Etymology

Borrowing from French très.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /tre/
  • Hyphenation: tre

Adverb

tre

  1. very

Ido

Etymology

From Esperanto tre.

Adverb

tre

  1. very

Italian

Italian cardinal numbers
 <  2 3 4  > 
    Cardinal : tre
    Ordinal : terzo
    Multiplier : triplo
    Fractional : terzo

Etymology

From Latin trēs, from Proto-Italic *trēs, from Proto-Indo-European *tréyes.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /tre/, [t̪r̺e]
  • Rhymes: -e
  • Hyphenation: tré

Numeral

tre

  1. (cardinal) three

Noun

tre m (invariable)

  1. three

tre f pl

  1. (following the article le) three o'clock (a.m. or p.m.)
    Sono le tre.
    It's three o'clock.

Related terms

See also

Playing cards in Italian · carte da gioco (layout · text)
asso due tre quattro cinque sei sette
otto nove dieci fante donna,
regina
re jolly, joker,
matta
  • Appendix:Italian numbers

Lojban

Rafsi

tre

  1. rafsi of mitre.

Neapolitan

Etymology

Compare Italian tre.

Numeral

tre

  1. (cardinal) three

Norwegian Bokmål

Norwegian Bokmål cardinal numbers
 <  2 3 4  > 
    Cardinal : tre
    Ordinal : tredje

Etymology 1

From Old Norse þrír, from Proto-Norse ᚦᚱᛁᛃᛟᛉ (þrijoz) (feminine plural), from Proto-Germanic *þrīz, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *tréyes. Compare Danish and Swedish tre, Icelandic þrír, Faroese tríggir.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /tɾeː/

Numeral

tre

  1. (cardinal) three
Related terms
Derived terms

Etymology 2

From Old Norse tré. The plurals trær and trærne are derived from Danish.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /tɾeː/

Noun

tre n (definite singular treet, indefinite plural tre or trær, definite plural trea or trærne)

  1. a tree
  2. wood
    Dette bordet er lagd av tre.
    This table is made of wood.
Derived terms

Etymology 3

From Middle Low German treden

Verb

tre (imperative tre, present tense trer, passive tres, simple past trådte, past participle trådt, present participle tredende)

  1. to step (in, out etc.), to tread
    (military) Tre av! - Dismissed!
    (legislation etc.) tre i kraft - come into effect, come into force
Derived terms

Etymology 4

From tråd

Alternative forms

Verb

tre (imperative tre, present tense trer, passive tres, simple past tredde, past participle tredd)

  1. to thread
    tre en nål ― thread a needle

References


Norwegian Nynorsk

Norwegian Nynorsk cardinal numbers
 <  2 3 4  > 
    Cardinal : tre

Etymology 1

From Old Norse þrír, from Proto-Norse ᚦᚱᛁᛃᛟᛉ (þrijoz) (feminine plural), from Proto-Germanic *þrīz, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *tréyes. Compare Danish and Swedish tre, Icelandic þrír, Faroese tríggir.

Alternative forms

  • tri (bracket form, defunct)

Pronunciation

Numeral

tre

  1. (cardinal) three
Derived terms

Etymology 2

From Old Norse tré.

Pronunciation

Noun

tre n (definite singular treet, indefinite plural tre, definite plural trea)

  1. a tree
    Trea i skogen var gamle.
    The trees in the forest were old.
  2. wood
Derived terms

Etymology 3

Verb

tre

  1. (military) to step (in, out etc.)
    Tre av!
    Dismissed!

References


Novial

Adverb

tre

  1. very

Romanian

Etymology

Short form of trebuie

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [tre]

Verb

tre

  1. (informal) third-person singular present tense form of trebui.

Synonyms


Scottish Gaelic

Etymology

From Old Irish trí (through), from Proto-Indo-European *tr̥h₂- (zero-grade form) of *terh₂- (to pass through).

Preposition

tre

  1. through, by means of

Swedish

Swedish cardinal numbers
 <  2 3 4  > 
    Cardinal : tre
    Ordinal : tredje

Etymology

From Old Swedish þrir, þrī, from Old Norse þrír, from Proto-Norse ᚦᚱᛁᛃᛟᛉ (þrijoz) (feminine plural), from Proto-Germanic *þrīz, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *tréyes. Compare Norwegian and Danish tre, Icelandic þrír, Faroese tríggir.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /treː/
  • Rhymes: -eː

Numeral

tre

  1. (cardinal) three

Synonyms

Related terms

See also


Tocharian A

Etymology

From Proto-Tocharian [Term?], from Proto-Indo-European *tréyes. Cognate with Tocharian B trey, trai.

Numeral

tre

  1. (cardinal) three

Vietnamese

Etymology

From Proto-Vietic *k-lɛː

Pronunciation

Noun

tre

  1. bamboo

Synonyms

Related terms


Welsh

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /treː/

Noun

tre f (plural trefi)

  1. Alternative form of tref

Mutation

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
tre dre nhre thre
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.