venter

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Cognate with Dutch venter.

Noun[edit]

venter (plural venters)

  1. (obsolete) A vendor.

Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin venter (belly, womb, offspring).

Noun[edit]

venter (plural venters)

  1. A woman with offspring
  2. (anatomy) A protuberant, usually hollow structure, notably:
    1. the belly
    2. an abdomen
  3. A broad, shallow concavity, notably of a bone

Etymology 3[edit]

vent +‎ -er.

Noun[edit]

venter (plural venters)

  1. One who vents, who is vocal about feelings or problems.
    • 2006, David Laton, Developing Positive Workplace Skills and Attitudes (page 72)
      Venters suffer interpersonally as others avoid their outburst, they become isolated and alone which may result in more venting.

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Danish[edit]

Verb[edit]

venter

  1. present tense of vente

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From venten +‎ -er.

Noun[edit]

venter m (plural venters, diminutive ventertje n)

  1. A vendor, peddler, door-to-door salesman

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

vent (wind) +‎ -er, from Latin ventus

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Verb[edit]

venter (impersonal)

  1. (impersonal, weather) To be windy.

Conjugation[edit]

This verb is impersonal and is conjugated only in the third-person singular.

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Latin[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *wend-tri-, see also German Wanst (belly, paunch), Old High German wanast, Sanskrit वस्ति (vasti, bladder), Latin vēsīca (bladder)[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

venter m (genitive ventris); third declension

  1. (anatomy) belly, abdomen
  2. (anatomy) body, trunk
  3. (anatomy) stomach
  4. (anatomy) womb
  5. unborn offspring, especially son
  6. sensual lust
  7. gluttony

Inflection[edit]

Venter has a shaky history, and some sources list it as a consonant stem. Allen & Greenough refers to it as an i-stem.

Third declension i-stem.

Case Singular Plural
nominative venter ventrēs
genitive ventris ventrium
dative ventrī ventribus
accusative ventrem ventrēs
ablative ventre ventribus
vocative venter ventrēs

More often: Third declension, alternative accusative singular in -im, alternative ablative singular in and accusative plural in -īs.

Case Singular Plural
nominative venter ventrēs
genitive ventris ventrium
dative ventrī ventribus
accusative ventrem
ventrim
ventrēs
ventrīs
ablative ventre
ventrī
ventribus
vocative venter ventrēs

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References[edit]

  1. ^ “ventre” in: Alberto Nocentini, Alessandro Parenti, “l'Etimologico — Vocabolario della lingua italiana”, Le Monnier, 2010, ISBN 978-88-00-20781-2

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Verb[edit]

venter

  1. present tense of vente