abomeno

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Esperanto[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French abomination; English abomination

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

abomeno (uncountable, accusative abomenon)

  1. abomination, disgust, loathing
    • 1998, Edwin Grobe (translator), “Mia Kontrabandulo” (“My Contraband, or, The Brothers” by Louisa May Alcott,[1]
      Stranga silento plenigis la ĉambron dum la pli aĝa frato tenis la vivon de la pli juna frato pendanta en la mano, hezitante inter malhela espero kaj mortiga abomeno.
      A strange stillness filled the room as the elder brother held the younger’s life suspended in his hand, while wavering between a dim hope and a deadly hate.

Further reading[edit]

  • abomen' in Fundamento de Esperanto by L. L. Zamenhof, 1905