abonnent

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French[edit]

Verb[edit]

abonnent

  1. third-person plural present indicative of abonner
  2. third-person plural present subjunctive of abonner

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From German Abonnent (subscriber), derived from the verb abonnieren (subscribe), from French abonner (subscribe), from Old French aboner.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /abʊˈnɛnt/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɛnt
  • Hyphenation: ab‧on‧nent

Noun[edit]

abonnent m (definite singular abonnenten, indefinite plural abonnenter, definite plural abonnentene)

  1. a subscriber (a person who subscribes to a publication or a service)
    • 1882, Henrik Ibsen, En folkefiende, page 215:
      abonnenter på «Folkebudet»
      subscribers to «Folkebudet»
    • 1990, Halfdan Kjerulf, Halfdan Kjerulfs dagbøker for årene 1833, 1840, 1850, 1851, page 242:
      de ikke musikalske abonnenter … vare saare tilfredse
      the non-musical subscribers… be very satisfied
    • 1999, Knut Hamsun, Knut Hamsuns brev V, page 425:
      jeg har gjort mig til abonnent paa Deres blad, men jeg vil ikke ha det sendt hvis ekspeditionen vedblir at forvanske mit navn
      I've subscribed to your magazine, but I do not want it sent if the expedition continues to distort my name.
    • 1921, Nils Kjær, Samlede Skrifter V, page 102:
      [setesdalsbonden] var abonnent paa rigstelefonen og havde sikkert opfanget et og annet rygte om kristendommens indførelse
      [setesdalsbonden] was a subscriber to the national telephone and had probably picked up a few rumors about the introduction of Christianity
    • 1932, Rudolf Muus, Dikterliv i gamle Kristiania, page 23:
      Sagene blev oversvømmet av kolportører som fisket abonnenter i massevis
      The saws were flooded by colporteurs who fished subscribers galore
    • 1978 September 18, Aftenposten:
      til syvende og sist er det abonnentene som rammes av dårlig økonomi i elektrisitetsverkene
      ultimately, it is the subscribers who are affected by poor finances in the electricity plants
    • 2000, Espen Haavardsholm, Øst for Eden, page 185:
      det er abonnenter og annonsører som skal verves og purres på
      there are subscribers and advertisers to be recruited and encouraged
    mangeårig, trofast abonnentlong-standing, faithful subscriber
    være abonnent på lokalavisenbe a subscriber to the local newspaper
    nye abonnenter til podkastennew subscribers to the podcast
  2. (jokingly) a person who is happy to sign up (for something) or wants something
    • 1921, Jonas Lie, Samlede Digterverker IX, page 164:
      en vældig abonnent paa grødterrinen
      a huge subscriber to the porridge terrine

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from German, in turn borrowed from French abonnement.

Noun[edit]

abonnent m (definite singular abonnenten, indefinite plural abonnentar, definite plural abonnentane)

  1. a subscriber

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Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

abonnent c

  1. a subscriber (to concerts, theatre, or telephone service)

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Declension[edit]

Declension of abonnent 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative abonnent abonnenten abonnenter abonnenterna
Genitive abonnents abonnentens abonnenters abonnenternas

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