ventura

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Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /venˈtu.ra/
  • Rhymes: -ura
  • Hyphenation: ven‧tù‧ra

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin ventūra (the things that will come”, i.e. “the future), neuter plural form of ventūrus (which will come), future active participle of veniō (I come, approach).

Noun[edit]

ventura f (plural venture)

  1. destiny, fate, chance
    Synonyms: destino, fato, sorte
    • 1321, Dante Alighieri, La divina commedia: Paradiso, Le Monnier, published 2002, Canto XVII, lines 19–24, page 307:
      mentre ch’io era a Virgilio congiunto ¶ su per lo monte che l’anime cura ¶ e discendendo nel mondo defunto, ¶ dette mi fuor di mia vita futura ¶ parole gravi, avvegna ch’io mi senta ¶ ben tetragono ai colpi di ventura
      While I was with Virgilius conjoined upon the mountain that the souls doth heal, and when descending into the dead world, were spoken to me of my future life some grievous words; although I feel myself in sooth foursquare against the blows of chance
  2. (archaic) chance, coincidence, accident
    Synonym: caso
    • 1321, Dante Alighieri, La divina commedia: Purgatorio [The Divine Comedy: Purgatory] (paperback), Bompiani, published 2001, Canto V, lines 85–93, page 73–74:
      Poi disse un altro: «Deh, se quel disio ¶ si compia che ti tragge a l’alto monte, ¶ con buona pïetate aiuta il mio! ¶ Io fui di Montefeltro, io son Bonconte; ¶ Giovanna o altri non ha di me cura; ¶ per ch’io vo tra costor con bassa fronte». ¶ E io a lui: «Qual forza o qual ventura ¶ ti travïò sì fuor di Campaldino, ¶ che non si seppe mai tua sepultura?».
      Then said another: "Ah, be that desire fulfilled that draws thee to the lofty mountain, as thou with pious pity aidest mine. I was of Montefeltro, and am Buonconte; Giovanna, nor none other cares for me; hence among these I go with downcast front." And I to him: "What violence or what chance led thee astray so far from Campaldino, that never has thy sepulture been known?"
  3. fortune, chance, luck
    Synonyms: fortuna, sorte
    Antonym: sventura
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Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Adjective[edit]

ventura

  1. feminine singular of venturo

References[edit]

  • ventura in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

Latin[edit]

Participle[edit]

ventūra

  1. inflection of ventūrus:
    1. nominative/vocative feminine singular
    2. nominative/accusative/vocative neuter plural

Participle[edit]

ventūrā

  1. ablative feminine singular of ventūrus

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Piedmontese[edit]

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ventura f (plural venture)

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Portuguese[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese ventura, from Latin ventūra.

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Noun[edit]

ventura f (plural venturas)

  1. fortune, chance, luck
    Synonyms: acaso, fortuna, sorte
    Synonym: desventura
  2. happiness
    Synonym: felicidade
  3. venture

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin ventūra (the things that will come, i.e. the future), neuter plural form of ventūrus (which will come), future active participle of veniō (to come, approach).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /benˈtuɾa/, [bẽn̪ˈt̪u.ɾa]
  • Hyphenation: ven‧tu‧ra

Adjective[edit]

ventura f

  1. feminine singular of venturo

Noun[edit]

ventura f (plural venturas)

  1. fortune, chance, luck
    Synonyms: fortuna, suerte

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