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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]


abbreviere +‎ -ing. Verbal noun form of abbreviere (abbreviate), from Latin abbreviāre, present active infinitive of abbreviō (I shorten, abbreviate, abridge), from both ad- (to), from ad (to, towards, up to), from Proto-Italic *ad (toward, to, on, up to, for), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂éd (to, at) + and from breviō (I shorten, abbreviate, abridge), from both brevis (short, small; brief, low), from Proto-Italic *breɣʷis (short, small), from Proto-Indo-European *mréǵʰus (short, brief), from *mreǵʰ- (short) + and from , from Proto-Italic *-āō or *-aēō, from Proto-Indo-European *-eh₂-yé-ti. Last part from Old Norse -ingr m, -ingi m, -ing f, from Proto-Germanic *-ingō, *-ungō.


  • IPA(key): /abrɛʋɪˈeːrɪŋ/
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  • Rhymes: -ɪŋ
  • Hyphenation: ab‧bre‧vi‧er‧ing


abbreviering m (definite singular abbrevieringen, indefinite plural abbrevieringer, definite plural abbrevieringene)

  1. (typography) an abbreviation; the act of abbreviating
    Synonyms: forkortelse, forkortning