Trial etymology


English word trial comes from Latin tres, Latin -alis

Etymology of trial

Detailed word origin of trial

Dictionary entry Language Definition
tres Latin (lat)
-alis Latin (lat) Used to form adjectives of relationship from nouns or numerals.
trialis Latin (lat)
trial English (en) (grammar) Pertaining to a language form referring to three of something, like people; contrast singular, dual and plural. (See Ambai language for an example.). Characterized by having three (usually equivalent) components.. Triple.

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