vend

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From French vendre, from Old French vendre, from Latin vendere, from vēnum ((something for) sale) + dare (to give).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /vɛnd/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɛnd

Verb[edit]

vend (third-person singular simple present vends, present participle vending, simple past and past participle vended)

  1. To hawk or to peddle merchandise.
  2. To sell wares, especially through a vending machine.
    • 1992 September 9, Trish Hall, “Vending Machines, the Next Generation in Dining”, in The New York Times[2], ISSN 0362-4331:
      Vending has been slow to change partly because the business for years could depend on what it called the four C's: cold drinks, candy, confections and cigarettes.
    • 2020 October 6, Saritha Rai, “Amazon Launches Month-Long Sale in Battle for Indian Wallets”, in Bloomberg.com[3]:
      Amazon said over 20,000 small stores have signed on to its Local Shops program over five months to vend basics like household essentials and fresh flowers.
  3. (programming, transitive, uncommon) To provide or export functionality, especially from an API.
    • 2002, Ravi Mendis, WebObjects Developer's Guide, Sams Publishing, →ISBN, page 289:
      As you've seen, vending FO documents is pretty straightforward from WebObjects. It is just like vending HTML, XHTML, or SVG.
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Noun[edit]

vend (plural vends)

  1. The act of vending or selling; a sale.
  2. (Britain, Australia, dated) The total sales of coal from a colliery.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Compare wynn.

Noun[edit]

vend (plural vends)

  1. The letter /, used in Old Norse, related to the rune wynn (, whence also Latin-script Ƿ/ƿ) but with the bowl open at the top, like a y.
    • 1874, Richard Cleasby, Gudbrand Vigfusson, An Icelandic-English Dictionary, page 707:
      [...] a gramm. term, implying the use of the old letter 'vend' in spelling v-rungu, v-rangr, v-reiðr, see introduction to letter R; ...
    • 2005, Diana L. Paxson, Taking Up The Runes: A Complete Guide To Using Runes In Spells, Rituals, Divination, And Magic, Weiser Books (→ISBN), page 88:
      In Old English, the meaning of wynn is the same. In Old Norse, the etymological equivalents of words beginning with w are spelled with a v, the letter named “vend” in the Icelandic alphabet.

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Albanian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Albanian *wen-ta, from earlier *wena. A gerund formation from .[2] Has been compared to the Illyrian-derived toponyms Vendum and Avendius (compare Οὐένδων (Ouéndōn)).

Noun[edit]

vend m (indefinite plural vende, definite singular vendi, definite plural vendet)

  1. place
  2. location
  3. (plot of) land

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Fialuur i voghel Sccyp e ltinisct (Small Dictionary of Albanian and Latin), page 170, by P. Jak Junkut, 1895, Sckoder
  2. ^ Demiraj, Bardhyl (1997) Albanische Etymologien: Untersuchungen zum albanischen Erbwortschatz [Albanian Etymologies: Investigations into the Albanian Inherited Lexicon] (Leiden Studies in Indo-European; 7)‎[1] (in German), Amsterdam, Atlanta: Rodopi

Danish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

vend

  1. imperative of vende

Estonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Possibly an irregular variant of veli (brother), influenced by Swedish vän (friend).

Noun[edit]

vend (genitive venna, partitive venda)

  1. brother
  2. (colloquial) guy, dude, fellow, chap

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French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

vend

  1. third-person singular present indicative of vendre

Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From German Wende (Wend, Sorbian).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

vend (not comparable)

  1. Wendish, Sorbian

Declension[edit]

Inflection (stem in -e-, front unrounded harmony)
singular plural
nominative vend vendek
accusative vendet vendeket
dative vendnek vendeknek
instrumental venddel vendekkel
causal-final vendért vendekért
translative venddé vendekké
terminative vendig vendekig
essive-formal vendként vendekként
essive-modal vendül
inessive vendben vendekben
superessive venden vendeken
adessive vendnél vendeknél
illative vendbe vendekbe
sublative vendre vendekre
allative vendhez vendekhez
elative vendből vendekből
delative vendről vendekről
ablative vendtől vendektől
non-attributive
possessive - singular
vendé vendeké
non-attributive
possessive - plural
vendéi vendekéi

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Compound words

Noun[edit]

vend (plural vendek)

  1. (dated) Slovene, Slovenian (person)
  2. Wend, Sorb (person)
  3. (singular only) Wendish, Sorbian (language)

Declension[edit]

Inflection (stem in -e-, front unrounded harmony)
singular plural
nominative vend vendek
accusative vendet vendeket
dative vendnek vendeknek
instrumental venddel vendekkel
causal-final vendért vendekért
translative venddé vendekké
terminative vendig vendekig
essive-formal vendként vendekként
essive-modal
inessive vendben vendekben
superessive venden vendeken
adessive vendnél vendeknél
illative vendbe vendekbe
sublative vendre vendekre
allative vendhez vendekhez
elative vendből vendekből
delative vendről vendekről
ablative vendtől vendektől
non-attributive
possessive - singular
vendé vendeké
non-attributive
possessive - plural
vendéi vendekéi
Possessive forms of vend
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. vendem vendjeim
2nd person sing. vended vendjeid
3rd person sing. vendje vendjei
1st person plural vendünk vendjeink
2nd person plural vendetek vendjeitek
3rd person plural vendjük vendjeik

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Further reading[edit]

  • vend in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh. A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (’The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962. Fifth ed., 1992: →ISBN

Lombard[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Akin to Italian vendere, from Latin.

Verb[edit]

vend

  1. to sell

Middle English[edit]

Noun[edit]

vend (plural vendes)

  1. Alternative form of feend

Norman[edit]

Verb[edit]

vend

  1. inflection of vendre:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Verb[edit]

vend

  1. imperative of vende

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Of the verb venda (to turn).

Noun[edit]

vend f (definite singular venda, indefinite plural vender, definite plural vendene)

  1. a turnaround, switch
  2. (poetry, music) a stanza, or the tune of one
  3. (weaving) outside of a woven fabric
  4. (weaving) a diagonal line in a woven fabric

Participle[edit]

vend (neuter vendt, definite singular and plural vende)

  1. past participle of venda

Verb[edit]

vend

  1. imperative of venda
  2. (non-standard since 2012) supine of venda

Etymology 2[edit]

Participle[edit]

vend (neuter singular vent, definite singular and plural vende)

  1. past participle of venna

Verb[edit]

vend

  1. (non-standard since 2012) supine of venna

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