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, perfect tense er/har ventet)

  1. (intransitive) wait
    Vent på mig!
    Wait for me!
  2. (transitive) expect
    Han ventede mig tydeligvis.
    He clearly expected me.

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Dutch[edit]

Verb[edit]

vente

  1. (archaic) singular present subjunctive of venten

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin vēndita (which is sold), participle of Latin vēndō (I sell).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

vente f (plural ventes)

  1. sale

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Verb[edit]

vente

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

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Interlingue[edit]

Noun[edit]

vente

  1. wind

Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

vente

  1. vocative singular of ventus

Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

vente f (plural ventes)

  1. (Jersey, Guernsey) sale

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.

Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

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

  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 infinitive ventast, present participle ventande, imperative vente/vent)

  1. Alternative form of venta

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From venir (come) + te (to you, yourself).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

vente

  1. Informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of venir. + te.