vanter

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Danish[edit]

Noun[edit]

vanter c

  1. indefinite plural of vante

French[edit]

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Verb[edit]

vanter

  1. to praise, to vaunt
  2. (reflexive) to boast, brag

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Noun[edit]

vanter m

  1. indefinite plural of vante

Old French[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Latin vānus ‎(vain).

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Verb[edit]

vanter

  1. to boast
    • circa 1180,, Chrétien de Troyes, Perceval ou le conte du Graal:
      La senestre, selonc l'estoire,
      senefie la vainne gloire
      qui vint de fause ypocrisie.
      Et la destre, que senefie ?
      Charité, qui de sa bone oevre
      pas ne se vante, ençois la coevre[.]
      They left, according to history
      Represents vainglory
      Which comes from false hypocrisy
      And the right, what does that represent?
      Charity, which does not
      boast about its good work
Conjugation[edit]

This verb conjugates as a first-group verb ending in -er. The forms that would normally end in *-ts, *-tt are modified to z, t. Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.

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Etymology 2[edit]

vant ‎(wind) +‎ -er.

Verb[edit]

vanter ‎(third-person singular forms only)

  1. (of the wind) to blow
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