The Alternative Faroese Dictionary: tristur

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tristur
etymology 1 From tríggir.
noun: {{fo-noun}}
  1. rowing boat with six oars and three rowers, 18 feet long
  2. (card games) three
  3. (stýrivolt) chosen threes (trump threes)
Synonyms: tríu, tríur
etymology 2 {{loanword}} triste, from Latin tristis, from Proto-Indo-European *tréystis.
adjective: {{fo-adj}}
  1. (colloquial) sad, unhappy
Synonyms: illa hýrdur, dapur, óglaður

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