trong etymology

English word trong comes from English tri-, English tong

Detailed word origin of trong

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
tri- English (eng) (chemistry) Used in combination with a known element name (e.g. 'tri-silicon') to designate an unknown element that would reside three periods lower than the known element on a Mendeleev-type periodic table. See Mendeleev's predicted elements. Three.
tong English (eng) A Chinese secret society or gang. (intransitive) To use tongs.. (transitive) To grab, manipulate or transport something using tongs. An instrument or tool used for manipulating things in a fire without touching them with the hands.
trong English (eng) A gripping and lifting tool made of three limbs, or finger-channels, each with teeth on the end of them.

Words with the same origin as trong

Descendants of tri-
Trifluvian triamide triathlete triathlon tributyrin tricorder tricuspid tridermic triester trifecta trifunctional trihydrofluoride triiodo trilateral trilayer trilevel trilithium trilobite trioxygen triparalogous triphasic triseralous tristate triuranium