How does the word sound?
History of this Word
History of "tri" is uncertain.
In this sense, "tri" is a word added to another word to make a new word
A prefix added to the start of a word. Indicates that "three" modifies meaning of the word. Created to expand meanings. Can be used with many words to form new words.
Examples of how the word is used
|When my son turned two, my mother bought him his first tricycle.|
|Two yellow triangles overlapping to form a star designated a Jewish prisoner.|