See also: vanta, Vǟnta, and vænta

SwedishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /²vɛnːta/
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VerbEdit

vänta (present väntar, preterite väntade, supine väntat, imperative vänta)

  1. to wait
    Synonym: (archaic, poetic) bida
    • 1915, Dan Andersson, Kolvaktarens Visor, Jag väntar...
      Jag väntar vid min stockeld medan timmarna skrida,
      medan stjärnorna vandra och nätterna gå. []
      I wait by my fire as the hours pass,
      as the stars wander, and the nights go. []
  2. to wait for, to expect
    hon väntar barn i april
    she is expecting a child (i.e. pregnant), to be born in April

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