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English

Most common English words: took « nothing « God « #164: three » put » once » new
English cardinal numbers
 <  2 3 4   > 
    Cardinal : three
    Ordinal : third
    Adverbial : thrice
    Multiplier : triple
English Wikipedia article on three

Etymology

Via Middle English from Old English þrī, from Proto-Indo-European *tréyes.

Pronunciation

Cardinal number

three

  1. One plus two. This many: •••. Ordinal: third. Symbol: 3.
  2. Describing a set or group with three components.

Translations

Noun

Singular
three

Plural
threes

three (plural threes)

  1. The digit/figure 3.

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Manx

Etymology

From Old Irish trí, from Proto-Celtic *trīs, from Proto-Indo-European *tréyes.

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /t̪riː/

Numeral

three

  1. (cardinal) three







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