aventure

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

See adventure.

Noun[edit]

aventure (countable and uncountable, plural aventures)

  1. (obsolete) accident; chance; adventure
  2. (obsolete) a mischance causing a person's death without felony, as by drowning, or falling into the fire

Verb[edit]

aventure (third-person singular simple present aventures, present participle aventuring, simple past and past participle aventured)

  1. Obsolete form of adventure.

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *adventura, from Late Latin adventurus, from Latin adventus.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /a.vɑ̃.tyʁ/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -yʁ

Noun[edit]

aventure f (plural aventures)

  1. adventure
  2. venture
  3. (romantic) affair

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Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Old French aventure.

Noun[edit]

aventure f

  1. event
  2. dangerous situation, adventure
  3. happenstance
  4. fate
  5. story, account

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Middle English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French aventure, from Late Latin adventūrus (adventure).

Noun[edit]

aventure

  1. fate, chance
    • c. 1400, Geoffrey Chaucer, The Canterbury Tales, General Prologue, lines LINES:
      At nyght was come into that hostelrye / Wel nyne and twenty in a compaignye / Of sondry folk, by aventure yfalle / In felaweshipe, and pilgrimes were they alle,
      There came at nightfall to that hostelry / Some nine and twenty in a company / Of sundry folk who had by chance fallen / In fellowship, and pilgrims were they all
  2. event, experience
  3. danger, risk
  4. venture, quest
  5. wonder, miracle
  6. A tale of adventures.

Descendants[edit]

  • English: aventure, adventure
  • Scots: anter, adventur

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Middle Low German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (originally) IPA(key): /æːvəntyːrə/, /aːvəntyːrə/

Noun[edit]

ä̂ventü̂re

  1. Alternative form of êventü̂re.

Portuguese[edit]

Verb[edit]

aventure

  1. first-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of aventurar
  2. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present subjunctive of aventurar
  3. third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of aventurar
  4. third-person singular (você) negative imperative of aventurar

Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /abenˈtuɾe/, [aβẽn̪ˈt̪uɾe]

Verb[edit]

aventure

  1. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of aventurar.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of aventurar.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of aventurar.