来自拉丁语 trinus,三倍，来自 tria,三，词源同 three.-ity,名词后缀。后用于指基督教的三位一 体。
- trinity:  Trinity comes via Old French trinite from Latin trīnitās ‘group of three’. This was a derivative of trīnus ‘threefold’, which in turn came from tria ‘three’, a close relative of English three.
- trinity (n.)
- early 13c., "the Father, Son and Holy Spirit," constituting one God in prevailing Christian doctrine, from Old French trinite "Holy Trinity" (11c.), from Late Latin trinitatem (nominative trinitas) "Trinity, triad" (Tertullian), from Latin trinus "threefold, triple," from plural of trini "three at a time, threefold," related to tres (neuter tria) "three" (see three). The Latin word was widely borrowed in European languages with the rise of Christianity (Irish trionnoid, Welsh trindod, German trinität). Related: Trinitarian.
- 1. I don't understand a modern day account of the Holy Trinity.
- 2. Trinity College is an Equal Opportunities Employer.
- 3. The third person of the Trinity, the Holy Spirit, was the subject of later debates.
- 三位一体中的第三个 —— 圣灵, 是后来争论的主题.
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- 4. He was elected a fellow of Trinity College in Cambridge and assistant tutor.
- 5. Are you saying I have to choose whether Trinity lives or dies?
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