vant

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to navigation Jump to search
See also: vânt and vänt

English[edit]

Verb[edit]

vant (third-person singular simple present vants, present participle vanting, simple past and past participle vanted)

  1. Pronunciation spelling of want.
    • 1890, John Habberton, All He Knew[1]:
      "Come, now, deacon," said the shopkeeper, abruptly dropping the cat, "you can turn up your nose at my ideas all you vant, but you mustn't turn it up at my shurch.
    • 1922, Various, Best Short Stories[2]:
      "Ay vant to get married," blushed Pete, who is by way of being a Scandinavian.
    • 1992 January 17, Jonathan Rosenbaum, “Sex and Drugs and Death and Writing”, in Chicago Reader[3]:
      His boss, A.J. Cohen, is livid: "You vant I should spit right in your face!?

Antillean Creole[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From French ventre.

Noun[edit]

vant

  1. belly; stomach

Etymology 2[edit]

From French vente.

Noun[edit]

vant

  1. sale

Bourguignon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin ventus.

Noun[edit]

vant m (plural vants)

  1. wind

Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From an obsolete past participle of vænne (to accustom).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

vant (plural and definite singular attributive vante)

  1. usual, familiar.
    Drengen føler sig tryg i vante omgivelser.
    The boy feels secure in a familiar environment.
    • 1873, Fr. Hammerich, De episk-kristelige Oldkvad hos de gotiske Folk, page 167
      De vante steder til gudsdyrkelse kunde de lade dem beholde, de vante
      They could let them keep the usual places of worship, the usual ones
    • 1839, Thomasine Gyllembourg-Ehrensvärd, Nye fortællinger af Forfatteren' til "En Hverdags-Historie" (ed. Johan Ludwig Heiberg), C.A. Reitzel, page 89
      I flere Dage blev han denne Beslutning tro, og den unge Pige, hvis Hjerte allerede hang ved denne sin første Kjærlighed, vandrede, forgjæves speidende, omkring de vante Steder, uden at ane den Kamp, som den utaknemmelige Elsker maatte stride med sit eget Hjerte.
      For several days, he stuck to this decision, and the young girl, whose heart already drooped at this its first love, wandered, looking in vain, around the usual places, not knowing the struggle which the ungrateful lover had to fight with his own heart.
    • 2015, Christine Merrill, Lady Folbrokes bedårende bedrag, Forlaget Harlequin AB →ISBN
      Jeg kan klare mig uden at vække opsigt i kortere tidsrum ad gangen på vante steder.
      I can make it without attracting attention for short time intervals at a time in usual places.
    • 2011, Kai Jørgensen, At Starte Som en Kat Må Give Mindst 9 Liv, BoD – Books on Demand →ISBN, page 184
      Folk vil gerne bevæge sig væk fra de vante steder, hvis det, de skal se, lyder spændende nok.
      People are willing to move away from the usual places, if that which they are to see sounds exciting enough.

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]


Haitian Creole[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French ventre (belly, stomach).

Noun[edit]

vant

  1. (anatomy) belly, stomach

Mauritian Creole[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French ventre

Noun[edit]

vant

  1. belly, stomach

References[edit]

  • Baker, Philip & Hookoomsing, Vinesh Y. 1987. Dictionnaire de créole mauricien. Morisyen – English – Français

Middle Dutch[edit]

Verb[edit]

vant

  1. first/third-person singular past indicative of vinden

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the (former?) past participle of venne.

Adjective[edit]

vant (indefinite singular vant, definite singular and plural vante)

  1. accustomed, used (til / to)
  2. customary, usual (place, pattern, way, etc.)
  3. experienced?
    • 2016, Død i kort kjole: Braze Blade 2 by Arnfinn Forness, Chayka Förlag →ISBN [4]
      Den notoriske forbryteren bøyde seg ned og plukket opp våpenet. Vante hender vippet ut tønnen. Det var fire skudd i magasinet.
      The notorious criminal bent down and picked up the weapon. Experienced? hands swung out the cylinder. There was four rounds in the magazine.

Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

vant

  1. simple past of vinne

References[edit]


Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nn

From Dutch want.

Noun[edit]

vant n (definite singular vantet, indefinite plural vant, definite plural vanta)

  1. (nautical) shroud
  2. edge of a playing field, pitch or board

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

vant m (definite singular vanten, uncountable)

  1. (uncountable, rare) a want, lack
    Synonyms: mangel, skort

Verb[edit]

vant

  1. imperative of vanta

Etymology 3[edit]

Adjective[edit]

vant (indefinite singular vant, definite singular and plural vante)

  1. neuter singular of vand
  2. form removed with the spelling reform of 2012; superseded by vand

Participle[edit]

vant (definite singular and plural vante)

  1. neuter singular of vand
  2. (non-standard since 2012) past participle of venja

Verb[edit]

vant

  1. supine of venja

Etymology 4[edit]

Adjective[edit]

vant

  1. neuter singular of van

References[edit]

Anagrams[edit]


Old Norse[edit]

Adjective[edit]

vant

  1. neuter nominative/accusative singular of vanr

Piedmontese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

vant m (plural vant)

  1. This term needs a translation to English. Please help out and add a translation, then remove the text {{rfdef}}.

Seychellois Creole[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French ventre

Noun[edit]

vant

  1. belly, stomach

References[edit]

  • Danielle D’Offay et Guy Lionnet, Diksyonner Kreol - Franse / Dictionnaire Créole Seychellois - Français

Swedish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Dutch want (rigging).

Noun[edit]

vant n

  1. (nautical) shroud: a rope or cable serving to support the mast sideways
Declension[edit]
Declension of vant 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative vant vantet vant vanten
Genitive vants vantets vants vantens
Declension of vant 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative vant vantet vanter vanterna
Genitive vants vantets vanters vanternas

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Adjective[edit]

vant

  1. absolute indefinite neuter singular of vand.

Verb[edit]

vant

  1. supine of vänja.