three 英 [θri:] 美 [θri]
n. 三，三个 num. 三 adj. 三的，三个的
- n. 三，三个
- num. 三
- adj. 三的，三个的
1. Three years ago he worked in a bank.
2. I danced with Mary about three minutes .
- three (adj.) Old English þreo, fem. and neuter (masc. þri, þrie), from Proto-Germanic *thrijiz (source also of Old Saxon thria, Old Frisian thre, Middle Dutch and Dutch drie, Old High German dri, German drei, Old Norse þrir, Danish tre), from nominative plural of PIE root *trei- "three" (source also of Sanskrit trayas, Avestan thri, Greek treis, Latin tres, Lithuanian trys, Old Church Slavonic trye, Irish and Welsh tri "three").