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triad

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Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] triad-, stem of trias (three, triad), from Ancient Greek τριάς (trias); applied by British authorities to underground society in Hong Kong based on geometry of Chinese character.

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /tɹaɪ.æd/

Noun

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triad

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  1. A grouping of three
  2. (music) A chord consisting of a root tone, the tone two degrees higher, and the tone four degrees higher in a given scale.
  3. A collective term that describes many branches of the underground society based in Hong Kong.

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