absint

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absint m

  1. absinthe, absinth (alcoholic beverage)

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absint c (singular definite absinten, plural indefinite absinter)

  1. absinthe

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Dutch[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch absinthium, from Latin absinthium, from Ancient Greek ἀψίνθιον (apsínthion).

In the current spelling from French absinthe.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɑpˈsɪnt/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: ab‧sint
  • Rhymes: -ɪnt

Noun[edit]

absint m or n (uncountable)

  1. absinthe (liquor)

Estonian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

absint (genitive absindi, partitive absinti)

  1. absinthe

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Latin[edit]

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absint

  1. third-person plural present active subjunctive of absum

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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Et glass med absint, med den karakteristiske absintskjeen. — A glass of absinthe, with the characteristic absinthe spoon.

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French absinthe (absinthe, wormwood), from Latin absinthium (wormwood), from Ancient Greek ἀψίνθιον (apsínthion, wormwood).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /abˈsɪnt/, /apˈsɪnt/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɪnt
  • Hyphenation: ab‧sint

Noun[edit]

absint m (definite singular absinten, indefinite plural absinter, definite plural absintene)

  1. absinth or absinthe (a distilled, highly alcoholic, anise-flavored liquor originally made from grande wormwood, anise, and other herbs)
    • 1889, Hans Jæger, Novelletter, page 111:
      Vera! enten dette naa er siste gang jei faar lov aa se Dem eller ikke – kan De ikke i ethvert fald naa bli her en stund og drikke en absinth sammen me mei – og saa gaa hjem landevejen siden?
      Vera! whether this is now the last time you are allowed to see you or not - can you not at least now stay here for a while and drink an absinthe with me - and then go home by road afterwards?
    • 1907, Nils Collett Vogt, September-Brand, page 71:
      mod kvæld, naar absinthen frister
      towards evening, when the absinthe tempts
    • 1919, Olaf Bull, Mit Navn er Knoph, page 64:
      – Stop nu, sa Hans Bleng, da han saa, at Peter stak sterkt paa den anden absint. To absinter er tilstrækkelig, men nødvendig for dig. Drikker du mere, kan du ikke holde rede i de traade, jeg har spundet
      "Stop now," said Hans Bleng, when he saw that Peter was sticking strongly on the other absinthe. Two absinthe is sufficient but necessary for you. If you drink more, you can not keep track of the threads I have spun
    • 1957, Herman Wildenvey, Samlede Dikt I (1957), page 91:
      jeg ble så plakat som en liten affiche på en kro mellom grønne absinter
      I became such a poster as a small poster on an inn between green absinthe
    • 1996, Ketil Bjørnstad, Historien om Edvard Munch, page 189:
      [Munch] finner kroken sin ledig, absinthen er servert, sigaretten er i full fart
      [Munch] finds his hook free, the absinthe is served, the cigarette is at full speed
    • 2004, Bertrand Besigye, Svastikastjernen, page 16:
      grønn absint som jeg dyppet sjokoladekaker i
      green absinthe in which I dipped chocolate cakes

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French absinthe, from Ancient Greek ἀψίνθιον (apsínthion).

Noun[edit]

absint m (definite singular absinten, indefinite plural absintar, definite plural absintane)

  1. absinth or absinthe

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Romanian[edit]

Absint

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French absinthe.

Noun[edit]

absint n (plural absinturi)

  1. absinthe (liquor)

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Swedish[edit]

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Noun[edit]

absint c

  1. absinthe; a liquor flavoured with wormwood

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Declension of absint 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative absint absinten absinter absinterna
Genitive absints absintens absinters absinternas