absorbering

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

absorbere +‎ -ing, first part from Latin absorbēre, present active infinitive of absorbeō (absorb), from both ab- (from, away from, off), from ab (from, away from, on, in), from Proto-Italic *ab, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂epó (off, away), + and from sorbeō (I suck in, drink up), from Proto-Italic *sorβeō (to suck in), from Proto-Indo-European *srobʰéyeti (to be sipping, sucking), from *srebʰ- (to sip, gulp, suck (in)) and *-éyeti, from *-yeti (creates transitive imperfective verbs). Last part from Old Norse -ingr m, -ingi m, -ing f, from Proto-Germanic *-ingō, *-ungō.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /absɔrˈbeːrɪŋ/, /apsɔrˈbeːrɪŋ/
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  • Rhymes: -ɪŋ
  • Hyphenation: ab, sor‧ber‧ing

Noun[edit]

absorbering f or m (definite singular absorberinga or absorberingen, indefinite plural absorberinger, definite plural absorberingene)

  1. the act of absorbing, an absorption
    absorbering av stråling
    radiation absorption

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From absorbere +‎ -ing

Noun[edit]

absorbering f (definite singular absorberinga, indefinite plural absorberingar, definite plural absorberingane)

  1. absorption

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