bivouacking vs camping what difference

what is difference between bivouacking and camping

English

Etymology

bivouac +‎ -ing with -k- interfix

Verb

bivouacking

  1. present participle of bivouac


English

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈkæmp.ɪŋ/

Verb

camping

  1. present participle of camp

Noun

camping (countable and uncountable, plural campings)

  1. (uncountable) The recreational activity of temporarily living in a tent or similar accommodation, usually in the wilderness.
    Camping is a favorite summer activity.
  2. (countable) The act of setting up a camp.
    • 1848, The North British Review (volume 9, page 17)
      In some quarters, indeed, it was different — the troops bivouacked in many places. It was a strange and an unpleasing sight to see these campings in the heart of a city, yet it was picturesque in the extreme.

Derived terms

  • camping coach
  • camping ground
  • camping site
  • glamping

Descendants

  • Bulgarian: къмпинг (kǎmping)
  • Danish: camping
  • Dutch: camping
  • French: camping
  • German: Camping
  • Hebrew: קמפינג(kémping)
  • Norwegian: camping
  • Polish: kemping
  • Portuguese: camping
  • Spanish: camping
  • Swedish: camping

Translations


Dutch

Etymology

From English camping.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈkɛmpɪŋ/, /ˈkɑmpɪŋ/
  • Hyphenation: cam‧ping

Noun

camping m (plural campings, diminutive campinkje n)

  1. campsite

Synonyms

  • kampeerterrein

Related terms

  • camper
  • glamping

Finnish

Noun

camping

  1. camping

Usage notes

In Finnish camping usually denotes camping in designated camping areas which are accessible by car. Camping in the wild is usually referred to as retkeily or eräretkeily.

Declension

Synonyms

  • (camping in designated areas): leirintä
  • telttailu

French

Etymology

From English camping.

Pronunciation

  • (France) IPA(key): /kɑ̃.piŋ/
  • (Quebec) IPA(key): /kam.piŋ/

Noun

camping m (plural campings)

  1. (uncountable) camping
  2. (countable) campsite

Further reading

  • “camping” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

Italian

Noun

camping m (invariable)

  1. campsite
    Synonym: campeggio


Middle English

Adjective

camping

  1. Alternative form of campyng

Norwegian Bokmål

Etymology

From English camping

Noun

camping m (definite singular campingen, indefinite plural campinger, definite plural campingene)

  1. camping
  2. a campsite, camping site, campground (US), or camping ground

Synonyms

  • (sense 2) campingplass

Derived terms

  • campingbil
  • campingplass
  • campingvogn

References

  • “camping” in The Bokmål Dictionary.
  • “camping” in Det Norske Akademis ordbok (NAOB).

Norwegian Nynorsk

Etymology

From English camping

Noun

camping f (definite singular campinga, indefinite plural campingar, definite plural campingane)

  1. camping
  2. a campsite, camping site, campground (US), or camping ground

Synonyms

  • (sense 2) campingplass

Derived terms

  • campingplass
  • campingvogn

References

  • “camping” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.

Portuguese

Etymology

Borrowed from English camping.

Pronunciation

  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /ˈkɐ̃.pĩ/

Noun

camping m (plural campings)

  1. (uncountable) camping (activity)
    Synonym: campismo
  2. camping spot

Romanian

Etymology

From English camping.

Noun

camping n (plural campinguri)

  1. camping

Declension


Spanish

Etymology

Borrowed from English camping.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈkampin/, [ˈkãm.pĩn]

Noun

camping m (plural campings)

  1. campsite
  2. camping in a private campsite

Usage notes

  • camping refers to camping in a private campsite, a designated area with services, improvements and various facilities. On the other hand, campismo is camping in an impromptu area (as one might decide to stop while backpacking or hiking, or simply adjacent to a road through the wilderness).

Related terms

  • campismo m

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