abstinere

LatinEdit

VerbEdit

abstinēre

  1. present active infinitive of abstineō
  2. second-person singular present passive imperative of abstineō
  3. second-person singular present passive indicative of abstineō

Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin abstinēre, present active inifinitive of abstineō (I withhold), from ab- (away from) +‎ teneō (hold; restrain).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /abstɪˈneːrə/, /apstɪˈneːrə/
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  • Rhymes: -eːrə
  • Hyphenation: ab‧sti‧ne‧re

VerbEdit

abstinere (imperative abstiner, present tense abstinerer, passive abstineres, simple past abstinerte, past participle abstinert, present participle abstinerende, verbal noun abstinering or abstinens)

  1. (rare) to abstain (refrain from (something or doing something); keep from doing, especially an indulgence)
    • 2006, Jens Bjørneboe, Brev i utvalg, page 211:
      først må jeg abstinere inntil jeg har fått min normale vitalitet og elan tilbake
      first I have to abstain until I have regained my normal vitality and energy

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