vente

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse vænta, vætta.

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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 vendita, the feminine of Latin vēnditus (sold), past participle of vēndō (I sell).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /vɑ̃t/
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Noun[edit]

vente f (plural ventes)

  1. sale
    une vente de gâteauxbake sale
    mettre en venteto put up for sale

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Verb[edit]

vente

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

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Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

vente

  1. vocative singular of ventus

Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

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, see there.

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Verb[edit]

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

  1. to stay put, to wait, to delay
    stå og ventestand and wait
    vent og se!wait and see!
    vent litt![just] wait a little [longer]!
  2. to be ready
    middagen venterthe dinner is ready
  3. expect (as likely)
    vi venter gjesterwe are expecting guests
    Du kan vente meg klokka sjuYou can expect me at seven o'clock
    Det var ikke annet å venteNothing else could have been expected
    vente seg mye av oppholdet[to] expect much from the stay
    såpass må en kunne vente av et voksent menneskethus much must one expect from an adult person
    han hadde ikke ventet det svarethe 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, see there.

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

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

vente

  1. second-person singular imperative combined with te of venir