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Ὁ δ' ἀνεξέταστος βίος οὐ βιωτὸς ἀνθρώπῳ -> The unexamined life is not worth living
Plato, Apology of Socrates 38a

Latin > English (Lewis & Short)

trēs: (also treis and trīs; acc. tres and tris), trĭa, num. adj. Sanscr. tri-, trajas; Gr. τρεῖς, τρία;> Goth. thrija; Germ. drei; Engl. three.
I Three: duas, tris minas auferunt, Plaut. Bacch. 4, 4, 7: tria corpora, Tris species tam dissimiles, Lucr. 5, 93 sq.: horum trium generum quodvis, Cic. Rep. 1, 26, 42: hoc loquor de tribus his generibus, id. ib. 1, 28, 44: tribus modis, uno ... altero ... tertio ..., Cic. Div. 1, 30, 64: fundos decem et tres reliquit, id. Rosc. Am. 7, 20.—
II To denote a small number: (sermo) tribus verbis, of three words, Plaut. Mil. 4, 2, 29; so, verbis, id. Trin. 4. 2, 121; cf. Ter. Phorm. 4, 3, 33; Ov. P. 4, 3, 26: ego tribus primis verbis, quid noster Paetus; at ille, etc., at the first three words, Cic. Fam. 9, 19, 1: haec omnia in tribus verbis, Quint. 9, 4, 78: chartis, Cat. 1, 5: suavia, id. 79, 4: cum tribus illa bibit, Mart. 13, 124, 2.

Latin > French (Gaffiot)

trēs,⁶ trĭa (τρεῖς), trois : tres libri de natura deorum Cic. Div. 2, 3, trois livres sur la nature des dieux ; tres constantiæ Cic. Tusc. 4, 14, trois états d’équilibre de l’âme ; summa gloria constat ex tribus his Cic. Off. 2, 31, le comble de la gloire résulte de ces trois conditions || [pour désigner un très petit nombre] : tria verba non commutare Ter. Phorm. 638, ne pas échanger trois mots, cf. Pl. Mil. 1020 ; Trin. 963. arch. tris cf. Prisc. Gramm. 7, 84 ; acc. treis Col. Rust. 9, 7, 3 || trea = tria Grom. 303, 2.

Latin > German (Georges)

trēs (archaist. trīs), tria (altind. tráyas, griech. τρεις, τρία, gotisch Þreis, ahd. drī), drei, tris menses, Nov. com.: duae aut tris minae, Plaut.: tris species, Lucr.: decem et tres od. tres et decem fundi, Cic.: tribus modis, uno... altero... tertio, Cic. de div. 1, 64. – zur Bezeichnung einer kleinen Zahl, ein paar, einige, tria non commutabitis verba, Ter.: te tribus verbis volo. Su. Vel trecentis, Plaut.: primis tribus verbis (dixi), Cic.: omne aevum tribus explicare chartis, Catull. – / Über trīs vgl. Fronto de differ. voc. p. 357, 23 ed. Rom. (= p. 529, 21 K.). Prisc. 7, 84. – Vulg. Akk. treis, Colum. 9, 7, 3. – trea = tria, Gromat. vet. 303, 2 u.a.

Spanish > Greek

ἕκαστος, Γ

Latin > English

tres-es -ia, tertius -a -um, terni -ae -a, ter NUM :: three