bensin

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Bislama[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate to Tok Pisin bensin (petrol). According to Terry Crowley, this term entered Bislama pre-1885, either from German Benzin, or from English benzene, as the meaning of that term was not as narrow or technical in the nineteenth century as it is today.[1]

Noun[edit]

bensin

  1. gasoline, petrol

References[edit]

  1. ^ Terry Crowley, Beach-la-Mar to Bislama: the emergence of a national language in Vanuatu (1990), page 137.

Faroese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bensin n (genitive singular bensins, uncountable)

  1. gasoline, petrol

Declension[edit]

n3s Singular
Indefinite Definite
Nominative bensin bensinið
Accusative bensin bensinið
Dative bensini bensininum
Genitive bensins bensinsins

Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch benzine

Noun[edit]

bensin

  1. gasoline, petrol

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia no

Noun[edit]

bensin m (definite singular bensinen)

  1. gasoline (US), petrol (UK)

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia nn

Noun[edit]

bensin m (definite singular bensinen)

  1. petrol (UK), gasoline (US)

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From German Benzin, from benzoe + -in.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bensin c

  1. gasoline, petrol

Declension[edit]

Related terms[edit]

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References[edit]


Tok Pisin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate to Bislama bensin (petrol) (a term which entered Bislama pre-1885). According to Terry Crowley, the term derives either from German Benzin, or from English benzene, as the meaning of that term was not as narrow or technical in the nineteenth century as it is today.[1]

Noun[edit]

bensin

  1. gasoline, petrol

References[edit]

  1. ^ Terry Crowley, Beach-la-Mar to Bislama: the emergence of a national language in Vanuatu (1990), page 137.