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DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From bergen (to salvage, to store) +‎ -ing.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈbɛr.ɣɪŋ/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: ber‧ging

NounEdit

berging f (plural bergingen, diminutive berginkje n)

  1. rescue, salvage (act of recovering or bringing to safety)
  2. storage room, storeroom
    Synonym: bergruimte

Derived termsEdit


Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From berge +‎ -ing

NounEdit

berging f or m (definite singular berginga or bergingen, indefinite plural berginger, definite plural bergingene)

  1. rescue
  2. salvage, recovery

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From berge +‎ -ing

NounEdit

berging f (definite singular berginga, indefinite plural bergingar, definite plural bergingane)

  1. rescue
  2. salvage, recovery

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit


Old NorseEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From bergja (to taste) +‎ -ing.

NounEdit

berging f (genitive bergingar, dative bergingu)

  1. taste, tasting

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • berging in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press