vente

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse vænta, vætta.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

vente (imperative vent, infinitive at vente, present tense venter, past tense ventede, past participle er/har ventet)

  1. wait
  2. expect
  3. await

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Dutch[edit]

Verb[edit]

vente

  1. (archaic) singular present subjunctive of venten

French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

vente f (plural ventes)

  1. sale

Related terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

vente

  1. first-person singular present indicative of venter
  2. first-person singular present subjunctive of venter

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Guernésiais[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

vente f (plural ventes)

  1. sale

Jèrriais[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

vente f (plural ventes)

  1. sale

Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

vente

  1. vocative singular of ventus

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse vænta, derived from von

Noun[edit]

vente (indeclinable)

  1. that which is to come

Usage notes[edit]

Only used in the expression i vente.

Verb[edit]

vente (imperative vent, present tense venter, simple past and past participle venta or ventet)

  1. to stay put, to wait, to delay
    • stå og vente
      • stand and wait
    • vent og se!
      • wait and see!
    • vent litt!
      • [just] wait a little [longer]!
  2. to be ready
    • middagen venter
      • the dinner is ready
  3. expect (as likely)
    • vi venter gjester
      • we are expecting guests
    • Du kan vente meg klokka sju
      • You can expect me at seven o'clock
    • Det var ikke annet å vente
      • Nothing else could have been expected
    • vente seg mye av oppholdet
      • [to] expect much from the stay
    • såpass må en kunne vente av et voksent menneske
      • thus much must one expect from an adult person
    • han hadde ikke ventet det svaret
      • he hadn't expected that answer

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Noun[edit]

vente

  1. that which is to come; only used in the expression i vente
    Me har dårleg vêr i vente.
    Bad weather is coming.

Verb[edit]

vente (present tense ventar, past tense venta, past participle venta, passive infinitve ventast, present participle ventande, imperative vente/vent)

  1. Alternative form of venta.